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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Barrington Stoke Edition

by Muriel Spark
Paperback
Publication Date: 17/03/2020
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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 devote the wisdom of her prime years to six young girls, the crème de la creme, who will receive an education of the most unique kind.

Known in school as the infamous Brodie set, the girls are soon entangled in their teacher’s world of unconventional ideas and manipulative schemes – destined to live in Miss Brodie’s shadow for the rest of their lives. rest of their lives.

ISBN:
9781781129241
9781781129241
Category:
Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
17-03-2020
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
320
Dimensions (mm):
198x130x19mm
Weight:
0.38kg
Muriel Spark

Muriel Spark, DBE, C.Litt., was born in Edinburgh in 1918 and educated in Scotland.

A poet and novelist, she also wrote children's books, radio plays, a comedy Doctors of Philosophy, (first performed in London in 1962 and published 1963) and biographies of nineteenth-century literary figures, including Mary Shelley and Emily Bronte.

For her long career of literary achievement, which began in 1951, when she won a short-story competition in the Observer, Muriel Spark garnered international praise and many awards, which include the David Cohen Prize for Literature, the Ingersoll T.S. Eliot Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Boccaccio Prize for European Literature, the Gold Pen Award, the first Enlightenment Award and the Italia Prize for dramatic radio. She died in 2006.

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