By Iris Murdoch

ISBN-10: 1409044009

ISBN-13: 9781409044000

Stored from a antisocial adolescence by way of schooling, cheated out of Oxford via a sad love tangle, Hilary Burde cherishes his obsessive guilt and ekes out a residing in a lifeless civil provider activity.

When the guy whom he has harmed and betrayed reappears as head of his division, Hilary hopes for forgiveness, even for redemption and a brand new existence, yet unearths himself haunted by means of a ghostly repetition.

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