How The Black Prince reveals the two sides of Iris Murdoch
The authors at the centre of Iris Murdoch’s best novel embody the tortured philosopher in search of perfection and the prolific, publicly celebrated novelist
Discover our ‘Books of the Month’ – a month-long celebration of a hand-picked selection of nominated titles from the Booker Library
Here, you can join us in reading – or re-reading – some of the most celebrated novels from the Booker archives, as well as hidden gems. Each month, we’ll share detailed reading guides, extracts to whet your appetite, first-person articles and in-depth essays, as well as a competition or two. Discover more below.