Alice K. Turner

Happy is the reader with a taste for a really reliable author, one who can be counted on to publish an entertaining novel ev evcouple of years, often enough to whet the appetite but not so often as to threaten satiety. For certain fans, and we know who we are, no author fills the bill so well as Britain’s Dame Iris Murdoch.

Dame Iris writes series novels for smart people. A philosopher herself, and married to another, her books drop learned allusions to other philosophers, to other writers, to history, religion, and arcane texts.

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