Iris Murdoch & Anthony Powell

Iris Murdoch & Anthony Powell

18 June 2021By Heather RobbinsBlog

I discovered Iris Murdoch’s novels around the same time that I was becoming immersed in Powell. I had read a few in England, starting with The Bell, before my move to Japan in the mid-1980s. And so, I became a Murdochian as well as a Powellian.

Visiting Charlbury Road

Visiting Charlbury Road

3 May 2021By Gillian DooleyBlog

Sorting through some material for my essay on Iris Murdoch’s links with Australia recently, I discovered the notes I took more than a decade ago when, towards the end of a long research trip to the UK, I drove to Oxford from Winchester to meet John and Audi Bayley.