Malcolm Bradbury as Murdoch Critic

Malcolm Bradbury as Murdoch Critic

2 August 2021By Robert CreminsBlog

At first glance, Malcolm may seem like a surprising choice as a guide to Murdoch’s novels, because he is best remembered—or so the anecdotal evidence I have gathered suggests—as a Murdoch parodist rather than critic.

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.