A Word Child

A Word Child

by Iris Murdoch

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A Word Child by Iris Murdoch

A brilliant but deeply flawed man struggles to earn absolution


Hilary Burde was a rising star in academia until a tragic accident plunged him and his mentor and rival, Gunnar Jopling, into two decades of depression and guilt. Hilary, unable to overcome his pain, abandoned his promising career for an unfulfilling job as a civil servant. But at age forty-one, Hilary crosses paths again with Gunnar—initiating a series of events that will change their lives forever.
 
Set against a richly drawn backdrop of post-war London, A Word Child is a gripping story of passion and the redemptive power of love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781453201152
Publisher: Open Road Integrated Media LLC
Publication date: 08/07/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 396
Sales rank: 645,453
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.01(d)

About the Author

Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) is the author of twenty-six novels, including  Under the NetThe Black Prince , and  The Sea, The Sea , as well as several plays and a volume of poetry. Murdoch taught philosophy at Oxford before leaving to write fulltime, winning such literary awards as the Booker Prize and the PEN Gold Pen for Distinguished Service to Literature.

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