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February 2018. The new Iris Murdoch Research centre at Chichester University, under its Director, Dr. Miles Leeson, holds regular events, more details of which may be found on the Iris Murdoch Research Centre website. Research continues as the Archive now houses Iris Murdoch's Journals and a wealth of additional material from the estate.

2019 marks the Centenary of the birth of Iris Murdoch. A number of events will be held in conjunction with the Iris Murdoch Centre during this year. More details to follow.

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Iris Murdoch. A Writer at War  **3rd impression**
code: FE150832
Iris Murdoch. A Writer at War **3rd impression**

Conradi, Peter

Iris Murdoch.  A Writer at War.  Letters & Diaries 1938-46

London, Short Books, 2009

Third impression (earlier printings were withdrawn owing to substantial errors in editing and footnotes).  Fine in fine dust jacket.  

With Love and Rage. A Friendship with Iris Murdoch  **first edition**
code: FE1372
With Love and Rage. A Friendship with Iris Murdoch **first edition**

Morgan, David

With Love and Rage.  A Friendship with Iris Murdoch

Kingston University, 2010

Paperback original (no hardback edition). Fine in illustrated laminated cover.

The memoir is described as both David Morgan's final farewell to Iris Murdoch and his loving preservation of his memory of her.  They met when he is was studying at the Royal College of Art in the 1960s.

See above for Author's Synopsis.


A Word Child  **first edition**
code: FE150829
A Word Child **first edition**

Murdoch, Iris

A Word Child

London, Chatto & Windus, 1975

First edition.  Very Good+ in bright orange boards with gilt titles in Near Fine protected dust jacket.

The Italian Girl  **First Edition**
code: FE150830
The Italian Girl **First Edition**

Murdoch, Iris

The Italian Girl

London, Chatto & Windus, 1963

Ownership inscription but otherwise VG book in Near VG dust jacket (slight loss at head of spine).

Jacksons Dilemma  **Uncorrected proof**
code: FE150831
Jackson's Dilemma **Uncorrected proof**

Murdoch, Iris

Jackson's Dilemma

London, Chatto & Windus, 1995

Fine in printed card wraps.  Also included is ill-fitting dust jacket.

Iris Murdoch's final novel.


A Fairly Honourable Defeat  **first edition**
code: FE1606
A Fairly Honourable Defeat **first edition**

Murdoch, Iris

A Fairly Honourable Defeat

London, C & W, 1970

First Edition.   Near Fine copy (slightly dusty to top page edges) in a  Fine loosely protected dustjacket.  No inscriptions, no price-clipping.  A bright, clean copy

An Unofficial Rose  **First edition**
code: M1720
An Unofficial Rose **First edition**

Murdoch, Iris

An Unofficial Rose

London, Chatto & Windus, 1962

First edition, first printing. Very Good in Very Good loosely protected dust jacket (minor rubbing at top and base of spine, slight marking of page edges and slight darkening at spine).  No inscriptions, not price-clipped.  

Henry and Cato  **first edition**
code: M1722
Henry and Cato **first edition**

Murdoch, Iris

Henry and Cato

London, Chatto & Windus, 1976

First edition, first printing.  Fine in Fine loosely protected dust jacket. No inscriptions, not price-clipped. Near Mint copy appears unread.

The Bell  **first impression**
code: M1776
The Bell **first impression**

Murdoch, Iris

The Bell

London, Chatto & Windus, 1958

First edition, first impression. Near Fine (some toning to page edges, but internally clean, without inscription and with sharp edges and corners) in Very Good+ loosely protected dust jacket with some darkening to spine but with price intact (15s NET) .  Jacket design by Charles Mozley.  Author's fourth novel.

Described by Patrick Gale, the novelist, as "The book of a lifetime".

The Philosophers Pupil  **first edition**
code: FE1623
The Philosopher's Pupil **first edition**

Murdoch, Iris

The Philosopher's Pupil

London, C & W, 1983

First impression.  Very Good+ (slight flecking on to page block and small ink mark) in Very Near Fine dustjacket.

A Fairly Honourable Defeat **first edition**
code: M1718
A Fairly Honourable Defeat **first edition**

Murdoch, Iris

A Fairly Honourable Defeat

London, Chatto & Windus, 1970 First edition, first impression. Near Fine in pale green boards, no inscriptions, 4 pages have vertical creases, in Very Good plus unclipped dust jacket, one closed tear at base of spine, now loosely protected in clear film.  Overall an exceptionally bright, clean copy with no toning.  Long-listed for the Man Booker Prize.


Brunos Dream **first edition**
code: M1723
Bruno's Dream **first edition**

Murdoch, Iris

Bruno's Dream

London, Chatto & Windus, 1969

First edition, first printing.  Near Fine in Near Fine loosely protected dust jacket, several small closed nicks.  Overall, a bright clean copy.


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