Under the Net

Under the Net

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by Iris Murdoch
     
 

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Iris Murdoch's first novel is set in a part of London where struggling writers rub shoulders with successful bookles, and film stariets with frantic philosophers. Its hero, Jake Donaghue, is a drifting, clever, likeable young man, who makes a living out of translation work and sponging off his friends. However, a meeting with Anna, an old flame, leads him into a… See more details below

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Iris Murdoch's first novel is set in a part of London where struggling writers rub shoulders with successful bookles, and film stariets with frantic philosophers. Its hero, Jake Donaghue, is a drifting, clever, likeable young man, who makes a living out of translation work and sponging off his friends. However, a meeting with Anna, an old flame, leads him into a series of fantastic adventures.

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“Iris Murdoch has imposed her alternative world on us as surely as Christopher Columbus or Graham Greene.” — Sunday Times

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ISBN-13:
9781101495803
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/27/1977
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
168,072
File size:
0 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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