Publisher: Diane Pub Co (April 1999)
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With extraordinary tenderness, John Bayley recreates his passionate love affair with Iris Murdoch--world-renowned author and thinker, and his spouse of forty-two years--and poignantly describes the dimming of her brilliance as a result of Alzheimer's affliction. Elegy for Iris is a narrative concerning the ephemeral great thing about formative years and the sobering fact of what it ability to become older, yet its final strength is that Bayley discovers nice desire and pleasure in his get together of Iris's existence and their love. In its take hold of of life's frailty and its portrayal of 1 of the nice literary romances of this century, Elegy for Iris is a captivating murals that may be learn for generations.