The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
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PortraitMuriel 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) and Aiding and Abetting (2000). She also wrote plays, poems, children's books and biographies. She became Dame Commander of the British Empire in 1993, and died in 2006.
PressestimmenSpark's most celebrated novel Independent There is no question about the quality and distinctiveness of her writing, with its quirky concern with human nature, and its comedy -- William Boyd A brilliant psychological figure Observer
Untertitel: 'Penguin Essentials'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Penguin Books Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2012
Seitenanzahl: 128 Seiten