Join our mailing list!





Official PayPal Seal
(Your shopping cart is empty)

  Home > Diane Publishing Books >

  Elegy for Iris

 
Our Price: $23.00
Year: 1999
Pages: 275
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 312198647

Product Code: 756756413

Description
 
John Bayley (au). A melodious tribute to Iris Murdoch, one of the greatest English-speaking writers of her time -- who became stricken with Alzheimer’s disease -- by John Bayley, her devoted husband of over 40 years. He recalls both his youthful love for an entrancing philosopher who stole his heart in 1954, as well as their marriage. Bayley describes this extraordinary relationship in a language that resurrects the classical mythology of love. He attempts to discover the real Iris who became beloved of readers with her incandescent novels. But the harder he tries to know Iris, the more ineffable & protean she becomes, even more so after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1994. “A work of art.”

Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
1-800-782-3833
 About Us
 Become an Affiliate
 Privacy Policy
 Send Us Feedback
 
Company Info | Advertising | Product Index | Category Index | Help | Terms of Use
Copyright � 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Built with Volusion