The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie

July 30, 2013|
The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
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''One of the greatest books about growing up'' James Wood, Guardian

''You girls are my vocation . . . I am dedicated to you in my prime''

Miss Jean Brodie is a schoolmistress with a difference. She is proud, cultured and romantic but her educational ideas are highly progressive and even deeply shocking. So when she decides to transform a group of ''special girls'' into the crème de la crème at Marcia Blaine School they are soon known, perhaps suspiciously, as the Brodie set.

Introduced to an unsettling world of adult games and curious intrigues, the Brodie Set know that they are privileged. Yet there is a price to pay - they must give Miss Brodie their undivided loyalty . . .

''The most gifted and innovative British novelist of her generation'' David Lodge, The New York Times

''Spark''s novels linger in the mind as brilliant shards'' John Updike, New Yorker

Muriel Spark was born and educated in Edinburgh. She was active in the field of creative writing since 1950, when she won a short-story writing competition in the Observer, and her many subsequent novels include Memento Mori (1959), The Ballad of Peckham Rye (1960), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961), The Girls of Slender Means (1963...
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Title:The Prime Of Miss Jean BrodieFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 7.78 X 5.12 X 0.35 inShipping dimensions:128 pages, 7.78 X 5.12 X 0.35 inPublished:30 juillet 2013Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241964008

ISBN - 13:9780241964002

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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