“All artists dream of a silence which they must enter, as some creatures return to the sea to spawn.” — 	Iris Murdoch

“All artists dream of a silence which they must enter, as some creatures return to the sea to spawn.” — Iris Murdoch

“I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time.” Iris Murdoch

“I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time.” Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch Pathway to life

Iris Murdoch Pathway to life

List of 50 must read books selecting the best book  from each year from 1963 through 2013

List of 50 must read books selecting the best book from each year from 1963 through 2013

Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about political and social questions of good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. Her first published novel, Under the Net, was selected in 2001 by the editorial board as one of Modern Library's 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. In 1987, she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Dame Iris Murdoch DBE (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about political and social questions of good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. Her first published novel, Under the Net, was selected in 2001 by the editorial board as one of Modern Library's 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. In 1987, she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

“I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time.”  ― Iris Murdoch

“I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time.” ― Iris Murdoch

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