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Iris Murdoch

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The Sea, the Sea Summary

This book, published in 1978, is at times written as a journal or in first person narrative, is the story of an eventful summer late in the life of Charles Arrowby, a famous man of the British theatre. Arrowby is an actor, playwright, director, and romancer of women.

The novel begins with Charles having just retired from what he tends to think of as the glittering superficiality of the theatre world and moving to...

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