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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Brené Brown
Marxist Literary Theory: A Reader
Terry Eagleton, Drew Milne

The Sea, the Sea

The Sea, the Sea - Iris Murdoch, Mary Kinzie Charles Arrowby is the most pompous, self-absorbed, idiotic, misogynist protagonist I've ever encountered. Yet, he's so charming that I was pleasantly horrified to read about his abusive behavior. Written as a proposed diary/memoir, the story reveals two sides of him. We read his extensive self-reflections that sound astute even outside of his warped, little mind while watching his singular ability to misread situations and turn simple moments into madcap mayhem.Iris Murdoch is a genius.