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Under the Net

Under the Net
Author: Iris Murdoch
ISBN 13: 9780140014457
ISBN 10: 140014454
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1977-10-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $16.00

Introduction by Kiernan Ryan

Iris Murdoch's first novel is a gem – set in a part of London where struggling writers rub shoulders with successful bookies, and film starlets with frantic philosophers. Its hero, Jake Donaghue, is a likable young man who makes a
living out of translation work and sponging off his friends. A meeting with Anna, an old flame, leads him into a series of fantastic adventures.