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Novels of Muriel Spark Vol 2

Muriel Spark

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ISBN : 9780395726716
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624 pages
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Here, in two handsome volumes, are ten celebrated novels by the author acclaimed as the best English novelist writing today (Times Literary Supplement). Available singly and as a boxed set, The Novels of Muriel Spark is both a collectors item forMoreHere, in two handsome volumes, are ten celebrated novels by the author acclaimed as the best English novelist writing today (Times Literary Supplement). Available singly and as a boxed set, The Novels of Muriel Spark is both a collectors item for Sparks loyal following and an ideal introduction for new readers. Volume 1 begins with Sparks best-selling The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961), whose Scottish schoolmistress remains one of the most memorable characters in modern fiction, and follows it with The Comforters, her first novel (1957), The Only Problem (1984), The Drivers Seat (1970), and Memento Mori (1959), a comic and macabre study of old age. Volume 2 continues with Loitering with Intent (1981), a fascinating story of how art and life imitate each other- The Girls of Slender Means (1963), whose resourceful young heroines of war-ravaged London are of Sparks own generation- The Abbess of Crewe (1973), the tale of a Watergate-style power struggle ingeniously set in a conven