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Bettie's Books

A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

The Sea, The Sea

The Sea, The Sea - Iris Murdoch

bookshelves: one-penny-wonder, published-1978, booker-winner, paper-read, autumn-2011, those-autumn-years, books-about-books-and-book-shops

Read from May 27 to September 06, 2011


 sic biscuitus disintegrat  bwhahaha

The sea which lies before me as I write glows rather than sparkles in the bland May sunshine.

Page 6 - A Martello Tower

That ending is pretty naff so not technically the best Murdoch but the most enduring memory-wise. She did cram the pages with the usual large cast of totally self-serving twits that are fun to read about.