The Red and the Green by Iris Murdoch

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Introduction by Declan Kiberd

The scene is Dublin in 1916. As rebellion looms, tension mounts in the sombre, rain-soaked Dublin streets. A single Anglo-Irish family provides the diverse characters: Pat Dumay, a Catholic and an Irish patriot; his pious mother pursuing her private war with his step-father; Pat’s English-Protestant cousin Andrew Chase-White, an officer in King Edward’s Horse and Frances, the girl he loves. Weaving between them all moves Millie Kinnard – fast, feminist, and only just respectable.

 

About Iris Murdoch

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Iris Murdoch was one of the twentieth century's most prominent novelists, winner of the Booker Prize for The Sea. She died in 1999.
 
Published July 20, 2010 by Open Road Media. 320 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics. Fiction

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