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The Complete Short Stories
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|February 4, 2018

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The definitive short story collection from an unmistakable voice. Introduced by Janice Galloway From the cruel irony of 'A member of the Family' to the fateful echoes of 'The Go-Away Bird' and the unexpectedly sinister 'The Girl I Left Behind Me', in…
The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie: Barrington Stoke Edition
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|June 14, 2020

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Muriel Spark's classic novel of the power of loyalty and influence now available in a stunning package that is accessible for all readers. At an Edinburgh school in the 1930s, glamorous, outspoken Miss Jean Brodie is quite certain of her role as teacher: to…
Loitering With Intent
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|May 27, 2014

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Happily loitering about London, c. 1949, with the intent of gathering material for her writing, Fleur Talbot finds a job on the grubby edge of the literary world" at the very peculiar Autobiographical Association. Mad egomaniacs writing their memoirs in advance -…
Memento Mori
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|July 16, 2019

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Remember you must die. Dame Lettie Colston is the first of her circle to receive insinuating anonymous phone calls. Neither she, nor her friends, wish to be reminded of their mortality, and their geriatric feathers are thoroughly ruffled. As the caller's…
A Far Cry From Kensington
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|May 27, 2014

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Rich and slim, the celebrated author Nancy Hawkins takes us in hand and leads us back to her threadbare years in postwar London, where she spends her days working for a mad, near-bankrupt publisher (of very good books") and her nights dispensing advice at her…
The Ballad Of Peckham Rye
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|May 27, 2014

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The Ballad of Peckham Rye is a wickedly farcical tale of an English factory town turned upside-down by a Scot who may or may not be in league with the Devil. Dougal Douglas is hired to do human research" into the lives of the workers, Douglas stirs up mutiny and…
The Girls Of Slender Means
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|July 30, 2013

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Beautifully packaged reissue of one of Muriel Spark's best loved novels, The Girls of Slender Means 'Long ago in 1945 all the nice people in England were poor, allowing for exceptions' In the May of Teck Club - a London hostel 'three times window shattered…
The Finishing School
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|April 17, 2016

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Now available as a stunning Canon 'A work of glittering Sparkian ice, whose thinly frozen surface tempts you to jump up and down jovially above something deeper and darker' ALI SMITH 'One of her funniest novels . . . Spark at her sharpest, her purest and her…
The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie, The Girls Of Slender Means, The Driver's Seat, The Only Problem
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The brevity of Muriel Spark’s novels is equaled only by their brilliance. These four novels, each a miniature masterpiece, illustrate her development over four decades. Despite the seriousness of their themes, all four are fantastic comedies of…
The Abbess Of Crewe: A Modern Morality Tale
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The short dirk in the hands of Muriel Spark has always been a deadly weapon," said The New York Times , and "never more so than in The Abbess of Crewe." An elegant little fable about intrigue, corruption, and electronic surveillance, The Abbess of Crewe is set in…
Territorial Rights: A Virago Modern Classic
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Robert wants nothing more than to become a serious art historian. But his hopes for an academic life are put on hold when he's driven from London to Venice to escape one lover and seek out another: the enigmatic Bulgarian refugee Lina Pancev. In Venice, Robert…
The Mandelbaum Gate: A Virago Modern Classic
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When Barbara Vaughan's fiancé joins an archaeological excursion to the Dead Sea Scrolls, she takes the opportunity to explore the Holy Land. It is 1961, and the nation of Israel is still in its infancy. For Barbara, a half-Jewish Catholic convert, this is a…
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