By Iris MurdochHenry and Cato is the tale of 2 prodigal sons. Henry returns from a self-imposed exile in the United States to an unexpected inheritance of wealth and land in England. he's additionally returning to his mom. His good friend Cato is suffering from ambiguous intermingled passions, one for a God who could or won't exist, the opposite for a petty felony who may well or is probably not able to salvation. Cato's father and his sister Colette wait anxiously to welcome Cato again to sanity after his doubtful escapades. Henry in the meantime confronts his mom, the unappeased furies of infantile resentment, and diverse chances of revenge. Henry's cool mom watches, Cato's impetuous sister intervenes. Can love right here turn into a saving strength, or is it condemned to be possessive and demonic? Blackmail and violence take a hand, and either Henry and Cato go back domestic ultimately.