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The Time of the Angels

(1965)
A novel by

 
 
Carel is rector of a non-existent City church (it was destroyed in the war). In the rectory live his daughter, Muriel, his beautiful invalid ward, Elizabeth, and their West Indian servant, Patti. Here too are Eugene, a Russian emigre, and his delinquent son, Leo. Carel's brother, Marcus, co-guardian with him of Elizabeth, tires to make contact with Carel but is constantly rebuffed. These seven characters go through a dance of attraction and repulsion, misunderstanding and revelation, the centre of which is the enigmatic Carel himself - a priest who believes that, God being dead, His angels are released. At the end, Muriel finds herself with the power of life and death over her father.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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July 1989 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Time of the Angels (The collected works of Iris Murdoch)
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-7011-3425-9 / 978-0-7011-3425-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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September 1966 : USA Hardback
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Title: Time of the Angel
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-670-71380-5 / 978-0-670-71380-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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January 1966 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Time of the Angels
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-7011-0981-5 / 978-0-7011-0981-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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April 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Time Of The Angels (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-09-942909-8 / 978-0-09-942909-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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January 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Time of the Angels
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-14-002848-X / 978-0-14-002848-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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July 1978 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Time of the Angels
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
ISBN: 0-586-04592-9 / 978-0-586-04592-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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February 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Time of the Angels
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
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July 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Time of the Angels: A Novel
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
Publisher: Open Road Media
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November 2008 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Time Of The Angels (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Iris Murdoch
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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