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The Comforters

Pub Date : 2014-05-27 | Author : Muriel Spark | Publisher : New Directions Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780811222419
ISBN 13 : 0811222411

Spark’s mind-bogglingly stunning 1957 debut With easy, sunny eeriness, Spark lights up the darkest things: blackmail, a drowning, nervous breakdowns, a ring of smugglers, a loath..

The Driver S Seat

Pub Date : 2014-05-27 | Author : Muriel Spark | Publisher : New Directions Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780811221368
ISBN 13 : 0811221369

The Driver’s Seat, Spark’s own favorite among her many novels, was hailed by the New Yorker as “her spiny and treacherous masterpiece.” Driven mad by an office job, Lise fl..

The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie

Pub Date : 2012-03-20 | Author : Muriel Spark | Publisher : Open Road Media

ISBN 10 : 9781453245033
ISBN 13 : 1453245030

Muriel Spark’s timeless classic about a controversial teacher who deeply marks the lives of a select group of students in the years leading up to World War II “Give me a girl a..

British Women Writing Fiction

Pub Date : 2000-02-09 | Author : Abby H.P. Werlock | Publisher : University of Alabama Press

ISBN 10 : 9780817309817
ISBN 13 : 0817309810

An informal, jargon-free introduction to the fiction of 16 contemporary writers either brought up or now living in England, from Muriel Spark to Jeanette Winterson. It seeks to pre..

Loitering With Intent

Pub Date : 2014-05-27 | Author : Muriel Spark | Publisher : New Directions Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780811219754
ISBN 13 : 0811219755

Where does art start or reality end? Happily loitering about London, c. 1949, with the intent of gathering material for her writing, Fleur Talbot finds a job “on the grubby edge ..