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The Red and the Green
The Red and the Green is a novel by Iris Murdoch that covers the events leading up to and during the Easter Rebellion in Ireland during World War I. It is written is a different style to Murdoch's other fiction, but like the other novels deals with complex family relationships. It is interesting for Murdoch's use of existentialism in the actions of its main protagonist Andrew, an Anglo-Irishman who has volunteered and become a young officer in the British forces stationed in Ireland.
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