The Abbess Of Crewe: A Modern Morality Tale

deMuriel Spark

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17 mai 1995|
The Abbess Of Crewe: A Modern Morality Tale de Muriel Spark
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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 an English Benedictine convent. Steely and silky Abbess Alexandra (whose aristocratic tastes run to pâté, fine wine, English poetry, and carpets of “amorous green”) has bugged the convent, and rigged her election. But the cat gets out of the bag, and—plunged into scandal—the serene Abbess faces a Vatican inquiry.
Muriel Spark (1918-2006) was the author of dozens of novels, including The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Memento Mori, A Far Cry from Kensington, The Girls of Slender Means, The Ballad of Peckham Rye, The Driver''s Seat, and many more. She became Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1993.
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Titre :The Abbess Of Crewe: A Modern Morality Tale
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :6.99 X 4.91 X 0.31 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :6.99 X 4.91 X 0.31 po
Publié le :17 mai 1995
Publié par :New Directions Publishing
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780811212960

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