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One of the secrets to a happy life is continuous small treats by Iris Murdoch. Art by Mary Engelbreit

One of the secrets to a happy life is continuous small treats by Iris Murdoch. Art by Mary Engelbreit

Bereavement is a darkness impenetrable to the imagination of the unbereaved. • Irish writer Iris Murdoch (1919-1999)

Bereavement is a darkness impenetrable to the imagination of the unbereaved. • Irish writer Iris Murdoch (1919-1999)

The areas in which philosophy and literature overlap are examined in this program by renowned Oxford novelist Iris Murdoch. Style and structure in philosophi...

The areas in which philosophy and literature overlap are examined in this program by renowned Oxford novelist Iris Murdoch. Style and structure in philosophi...

“All artists dream of a silence which they must enter, as some creatures return to the sea to spawn.” — 	Iris Murdoch

“All artists dream of a silence which they must enter, as some creatures return to the sea to spawn.” — Iris Murdoch

In British Vogue centenary year discover archived articles from some of the greatest writers, including Iris Murdoch

Vogue 100: Iris Murdoch On The Cinema

In British Vogue centenary year discover archived articles from some of the greatest writers, including Iris Murdoch

List of 50 must read books selecting the best book  from each year from 1963 through 2013

The 50 Books Everyone Needs to Read, 1963-2013

List of 50 must read books selecting the best book from each year from 1963 through 2013

“I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time.”  ― Iris Murdoch

“I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time.” ― Iris Murdoch

“I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time.” Iris Murdoch

“I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time.” Iris Murdoch

"The Red & The Green"   Iris Murdoch  Penguin    my first iris murdoch book.

"The Red & The Green" Iris Murdoch Penguin my first iris murdoch book.

Ağ. - Iris Murdoch

Ağ. - Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch,Irises

Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about political and social questions of good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. Her first published novel, Under the Net, was selected in 2001 by the editorial board as one of Modern Library's 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. In 1987, she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about political and social questions of good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. Her first published novel, Under the Net, was selected in 2001 by the editorial board as one of Modern Library's 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. In 1987, she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.