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ISBN: 0140020039 / ISBN-13: 9780140020038

A Severed Head

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  • A Severed Head (Penguin Books) – Trade paperback (1976)
    by Iris Murdoch

    A Severed Head

    Trade paperback, Penguin Books
    1976
    English
    208 pages

    ISBN: 0140020039
    ISBN-13: 9780140020038

    A novel about the frightfulness and ruthlessness of being in love Martin Lynch-Gibson believes he can possess both a beautiful wife and a delightful lover. But when his wife, Antonia, suddenly leaves him for her psychoanalyst, Martin is plunged into an intensive emotional reeducation. He attempts to behave beautifully and sensibly. Then he meets a woman whose demonic splendor at first repels him and later arouses a consuming and monstrous passion. As his Medusa informs him, "this is nothing to do with happiness." "A ... Show more

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