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The Book and the Brotherhood
It's the midsummer ball at Oxford, and a group of men and women - friends since university days - have gathered under the stars. Included in this group is David Crimond, a genius and fervent Marxist. Years earlier the friends had persuaded David to write a philosophical and political book on their behalf. But opinions and loyalties have changed, and on this summer evening the long-resting ghosts of the past come careering back into the present. Iris Murdoch was born in Dublin in
When a group of middle-aged Oxford school friends reconnects at a gala summer ball, they set in motion a series of events that forever change their relationships with one another.
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The Book and the Brotherhood is the 23rd novel of Iris Murdoch , first published in Considered by some critics to be among her best novels, is the story of a group of close friends living in England in the s. The book of the title is a theoretical work on Marxism , supposed to have been written by David Crimond, an exile from this circle of friends. After graduating from Oxford University , the protagonists banded together to finance Crimond in writing the book. He never produced it, yet out of a sense of duty this brotherhood continues to pay him a stipend each year.