Monthly Archives: October 2017

Review of Iris Murdoch’s Nuns and Soldiers

Out of kindness a woman character gives a feckless young man of her family circle a job, that of looking after her holiday home in France, and then, because of circumstances, decides she has to get away herself and ends … Continue reading

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Review of Iris Murdoch’s The Black Prince

The author covers the rationale of the book’s being written chronologically without that narrative being affected by the outcome in a foreword by the narrator. He contends life is utterly unlike art.  Not necessarily, not if you have the kind … Continue reading

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Letter to The Observer on Brexit

Letter as written: David Goodhart’s conclusion concurred with my thinking the EU isn’t negotiating in good faith but willing failure.  Davis ingeniously met the EU’s insistence on keeping the Irish border porous only to be rebuffed without any alternative being offered and a refusal to enter into … Continue reading

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