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By Iris Murdoch

ISBN-10: 0140020039

ISBN-13: 9780140020038

ISBN-10: 0701109807

ISBN-13: 9780701109806

A novel concerning the frightfulness and ruthlessness of being in love

Martin Lynch-Gibson believes he can own either a stunning spouse and a pleasant lover. but if his spouse, Antonia, all of sudden leaves him for her psychoanalyst, Martin is plunged into a radical emotional reeducation. He makes an attempt to act fantastically and sensibly. Then he meets a girl whose demonic beauty at the beginning repels him and later arouses a eating and giant ardour. As his Medusa informs him, “this is not anything to do with happiness.”

A Severed Head was once tailored for a winning level creation in 1963 and was once later made right into a movie starring Claire Bloom, Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough, and Ian Holm.

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