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A Fairly Honourable Defeat (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

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In a dark comedy of errors, Iris Murdoch portrays the mischief wrought by Julius, a cynical intellectual who decides to demonstrate through a Machiavellian experiment how easily loving couples, caring friends, and devoted siblings can betray their loyalties. As puppet master, Julius artfully plays on the human tendency to embrace drama and intrigue and to prefer the distraction of confrontations to the difficult effort of communicating openly and honestly.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141186177
Introduction:
Reed, Peter
Author:
Reed, Peter
Introduction by:
Reed, Peter
Introduction:
Reed, Peter
Author:
Murdoch, Iris
Author:
Reed, Peter
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Twentieth Century Classics
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
20010331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
7.68x5.24x.99 in. .75 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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