The sacred and profane love machine

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Viking Press, 1974 - Fiction - 374 pages
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User Review  - Snukes - LibraryThing

I found this book to be depressing. It glorified the affair and the destruction of the family, using a deux ex machina to create resolution that allowed the protagonist to escape any accountability. Gross. Read full review

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User Review  - metamariposa - LibraryThing

Murdoch is a terrific writer--this was the smoothest, most elegant writing I've encountered in a while now that I'm not in English anymore and I'm slumming in most of my pleasure reading. The first ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
6
Section 3
14
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Iris Murdoch was one of the twentieth century's most prominent novelists, winner of the Booker Prize for The Sea. She died in 1999.

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