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An Accidental Man

MURDOCH IRIS

9780099433569

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $24.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780099433569
Published: February 2003

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This is the story of the comic and yet relentless struggle for survival of Austin Gibson Grey, the accidental man. Austin is one of those people who needs to survive through the destruction of others. The others, in Austin's case, include his successful elder brother, Matthew, and the women who, one after the other, are so touchingly convinced that they can 'save' him. In this latter role we meet Austin's estranged wife, Dorina, a crazed angel, and Austin's far from angelic alcoholic landlady, Mitzi. Other women interest themselves too in Austin's fate, with hilarious and appalling results. An Accidental Man is a novel of extraordinary scope and variety in which Iris Murdoch's astonishing fertility of mind and unerring narrative skill are most felicitously combined.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780099433569
Published: February 2003

Number of pages: 400
Width: 129 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: 25 mm

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

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