Something Special: A Story

By: Iris Murdoch

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Beautifully Produced and hauntingly illustrated, this unknown work by Iris Murdoh (1918-1999) is something very special indeed. Previously unpublished but for an excerpt in a 1950s anthology, this is a bittersweet, haunting story. Yvonne, an ordinary, bold young Irish woman, believes that there's more to life than marriage to Sam, the dutiful Jewish lad who is courting her. Set in Dublin, against the vividly recognizable backdrop of the author's native city in the 1950s, Something Special is written with a wry humor and penetrating insight that evokes the psychological tension of James Joyce's "The Dead".

Gorgeously illustrated with line drawings by the renowned American artist Michael McCurdy, Something Special is a perfect gift for all occasions, but especially for anyone in love.

Title: Something Special: A Story

Author Name: Iris Murdoch

Categories: General,

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: 2000-11-01

ISBN Number: 0393050076

ISBN Number 13: 9780393050073

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 0393050076-02