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Nuns And Soldiers

Nuns And Soldiers

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Set in London and in the South of France, this brilliantly structured novel centers on two women: Gertrude Openshaw, bereft from the recent death of her husband, yet awakening to passion; and Anne Cavidge, who has returned in doubt from many years in a nunnery, only to encounter her personal Christ. A fascinating array of men and women hover in urgent orbit around them: the 'Count,' a lonely Pole obsessively reliving his &eacutemigré father's patriotic anguish; Tim Reede, a seedy yet appealing artist, and Daisy, his mistress; the manipulative Mrs. Mount; and many other magically drawn characters moving between desire and obligation, guilt and joy. This edition of 'Nuns and Soldiers' includes a new introduction by renowned religious historian Karen Armstrong.

Book Details

Author Iris Murdoch
Publication Year 1982
Publisher Penguin (Non-Classics)
Format Paperback
ISBN 9780140061437
Number of Pages 505
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