Posted tagged ‘A Severed Head’

“doing nothing”

June 15, 2016

“You’re an artist,” I said, “and for you doing nothing is doing something.”

Spoken by the narrator and central character of Iris Murdoch’s novel A Severed Head to his brother, who is a sculptor. I have now finished reading┬áthe fifth novel in the canon, just getting started on re-reading them all.