The Flight from the Enchanter by Iris Murdoch

The book is a complex narrative of various characters' lives intertwined with one another. The central figure is a charismatic and manipulative man whose influence over a group of people leads to a series of events filled with confusion, love, betrayal, and self-realization. The story explores themes of power, control, and the struggle for personal freedom, offering a profound commentary on human relationships and the psychological complexities that define them.

The 8204th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 39

Since this book was first published in 1956, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 39.0.

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