The Italian Girl
Publish date: February 22nd 1979
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
What a wonderful novel! Such complicated characters living in such a twisted reality yet, amidst all the chaos and damage, one funeral, one accidental death, a myriad of countless betrayals and misunderstands, and you still manage to come away with an incredible calm and peaceful contentment upon f...
[These notes were made in 1987:]. This is an early Murdoch, and less complex than some I have read, but it still has those curiously labyrinthine patterns of human relationships. In this case, a first-person narrator, Edmund, arrives back to be part of a family he has left behind. The occasion is ...