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Il Mare, Il Mare

Iris Murdoch

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The sea: turbulent and leaden, transparent and opaque, magician and mother... When Charles Arrowby, over sixty, a demi god of the theatre -- director, playwright and actor -- retires from his glittering London world in order to abjure magic andMoreThe sea: turbulent and leaden, transparent and opaque, magician and mother... When Charles Arrowby, over sixty, a demi god of the theatre -- director, playwright and actor -- retires from his glittering London world in order to abjure magic and become a hermit, it is to the sea that he turns. He hopes at least to escape from the woman -- but unexpectedly meets one whom he loved long ago. His buddhist cousin, James, also arrives. he is menaced by a monster from the deep. Charles finds his solitude peopled by the drama of his own fantasies and obsessions.