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The Black Prince by Iris Murdoch

The Black Prince

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The Black Prince by Iris Murdoch
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Mar 25, 2003 | ISBN 9780142180112
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    Mar 25, 2003 | ISBN 9780142180112

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    Mar 25, 2003 | ISBN 9781101495681

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Praise

Praise for Iris Murdoch and The Black Prince:

“One of her best . . . she offers an unusual compound of pleasures: ingenious storytelling, elegant design, the provocations of myth and philosophy.” —Lawrence Graver, The New York Times

“The most self-revelatory . . . of all her dark comedies.” —The Guardian

“[A] marvelous, heroic novel [and] a gloriously rich tale.” —The Times (London)

“A source of wonder and delight…No summary can do justice to the rich intricacy of character and incident with which Miss Murdoch crowds every page.” —Spectator

“This is great Murdoch . . . her humour is all the more achingly funny because she keeps it on the edge of our vision.” —The Daily Mail

Table Of Contents

The Black PrinceIntroduction by Martha C. Nussbaum

THE BLACK PRINCE
Editor’s Foreword
Bradley Pearson’s Foreword

Bradley Pearson’s Story
Part One
Part Two
Part Three

Postscript by Bradley Pearson
Four Postscripts by Dramatis Personae
Editor’s Postscript

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