The Good Apprentice

The Good Apprentice

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  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141186689
  • 528 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult


Edward Baltram is overwhelmed with guilt. His nasty little prank has gone horribly wrong: He has fed his closest friend a sandwich laced with a hallucinogenic drug and the young man has fallen out of a window to his death. Edward searches for redemption through a reunion with his famous father, the reclusive painter Jesse Baltram. Funny and compelling, The Good Apprentice is at once a supremely sophisticated entertainment and an inquiry into the spiritual crises that afflict the modern world.

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The Good Apprentice

The Good Apprentice

Written by: Iris Murdoch

Table of Contents

The Good Apprentice I. The Prodigal Son
II. Seegard
III. Life After Death