One kind of crazy is the person who hammers away at the same failing effort, over and over. In this book, it is Charles Arrowby. His mind and his actions are what we, today, refer to as OCD. Ms. ... Read More
If there is a reason that "The Italian Girl" does not rank among Murdoch's finest work, it may be that the first person narrator Edmund is hopelessly self-absorbed. Coming home for the funeral of ... Read More
This book is very English. The setting is a public school in the 1950's and the main character is a schoolmaster. The book varies in quality. Characters become interesting but always puzzling as ... Read More
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