Murdoch, Iris. (1919–1999)

"It will be delightful to stay with them in Milan" - Autograph Letter Signed

ALS from the British novelist and philosopher to Professor Irma Antonetto of the Associazione Culturale Italiana, regarding housing arrangements for an upcoming speaking engagement.  January 27, year unknown; 1 pp., on stationary for Cedar Lodge, Steeple Aston, Oxford.  "Dear Professor Antonetto:/  Thank you very much for your letter, for details of our hotels.  And please thank Mrs. Feltrinelli very much too- it will be delightful to stay with them in Milan./  I have to send the text before long. All good wishes,/  Iris Murdoch."  Horizontal mailing crease, else fine.  Approx. 5.5 x 7 inches (14 x 17.8 cm.).

Dame Jean Iris Murdoch, DBE was a British novelist known for writing about good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. She won the Booker Prize in 1978 for her novel The Sea, the Sea.

Irma Antonetto (1920-1993), was founder and director of the Associazione Culturale Italiana [Association of Italian Culture] for 46 years, during which time she brought some 400 philosophers, writers, scientists, artists, and Nobel winners to lecture in Italy. She was recipient of the 1964 Cavaliere al merito della Repubblica italiana.

Autograph Letter
Philosophy & Religions