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The Finishing School
Author: Muriel Spark

ISBN: 9781782117575
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 27 April 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 0.7
Description:
Now available as a stunning Canon edition: '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 most merciful' Ali Smith

In The Finishing School Muriel Spark is once again at her biting, satirical best. On the edge of Lake Geneva in Switzerland, a struggling would-be novelist and his wife run a finishing school of questionable reputation to keep the funds flowing. When a seventeen-year-old student's writing career begins to show great promise, tensions begin to run high.

A keen portrait of devouring regret, psychological unravelling and the glittering promise of youth, The Finishing School is the perfect natural partner to Muriel Spark's most famous novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

About the Author

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

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