“All artists dream of a silence which they must enter, as some creatures return to the sea to spawn.” — 	Iris Murdoch

“All artists dream of a silence which they must enter, as some creatures return to the sea to spawn.” — Iris Murdoch

List of 50 must read books selecting the best book from each year from 1963…

List of 50 must read books selecting the best book from each year from 1963…

Bereavement is a darkness impenetrable to the imagination of the unbereaved. • Irish writer Iris Murdoch (1919-1999)

Bereavement is a darkness impenetrable to the imagination of the unbereaved. • Irish writer Iris Murdoch (1919-1999)

“I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time.” Iris Murdoch

“I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time.” Iris Murdoch

http://youtu.be/9WZh49lA9ns Warm Foothills by Alt J was inspired by John Bayley's memoir of his wife Iris Murdoch, Elegy for Iris. The passage recounts a happy time together before the late author's sad slide into dementia. Iris Murdoch (1909-1999) was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1997 and died two years later in Oxford.  Something that is very close to my heart x

http://youtu.be/9WZh49lA9ns Warm Foothills by Alt J was inspired by John Bayley's memoir of his wife Iris Murdoch, Elegy for Iris. The passage recounts a happy time together before the late author's sad slide into dementia. Iris Murdoch (1909-1999) was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1997 and died two years later in Oxford. Something that is very close to my heart x

Iris Murdoch, 1967

Iris Murdoch, 1967

The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch Poster

The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch Poster

Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. Her first published novel, Under the Net, was selected in 1998 as one of Modern Library's 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century..

Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. Her first published novel, Under the Net, was selected in 1998 as one of Modern Library's 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century..

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