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The Italian girl, a novel.

Iris Murdoch

The Italian girl, a novel.

by Iris Murdoch

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6025 U693 I7
The Physical Object
Pagination213p.
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16165047M

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"The Italian Girl" is a novel by Iris Murdoch first published in I liked this book, but I was also disappointed in it. The reason I was disappointed really had nothing to do with the writing (well not much anyway) but because of the back cover.

On the back I am told that this is "A gothic tale The Italian girl with intelligence and wit/5. The Italian Girl by Lucinda Riley I rather liked this. It wasn't very demanding, nor cerebrally challenging, but nevertheless it was a passable love story, with a beginning, a middle and a not-too-hard-to-predict ending/5().

By comparison, the narrator is rather dull, and "The Italian Girl", the protagonist, hardly appears. For a long time I've wanted to read something by the great Iris Murdoch, but maybe this wasn't the best introduction to her work. While it was a fairly good read, as was previously mentioned by another reviewer, this book is somewhat lacking/5(87).

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