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Read online The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie At the staid Marcia Blaine School for Girls in Edinburgh Scotland teacher extraordinaire Miss Jean Brodie is unmistakably and outspokenly in her prime She is passionate in the application of her unorthodox teaching methods and strives to bring out the best in each one of her students Determined to instill in them independence passion and ambition Miss Brodie advises them Safety does not come first Goodness Truth and Beauty come first Follow me And they do but one of them will betray he by Muriel Spark

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Title:The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
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Number of Pages:150
Category:Fiction, Classics, Historical fiction, Scotland, Novels
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In late s London something uncanny besets a group of elderly friends an insinuating voice on the telephone informs each em Remember you must die em Their geriatric feathers are soon thoroughly ruffled by these seemingly supernatural phone calls and in the resulting flurry many old secrets are dusted off Beneath the once decorous surface of their lives unsavories like blackmail and adultery are now to be glimpsed As spooky as it is witty poignant and wickedly hilarious em Memento Mori em may ostensibly concern death but it is a book which leaves one relishing life all the more, From Muriel Spark the grande dame of literary satire comes this swift deliciously witty tale of writerly ambition that recalls her beloved b The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie b College Sunrise is a somewhat louche and vaguely disreputable finishing school located for now in Lausanne Switzerland Rowland Mahler and his wife Nina run the school as a way to support themselves while he works somewhat falteringly on his novel Into Rowland s creative writing class comes seventeen year old Chris Wiley a red haired literary prodigy whose historical novel in progress on Mary Queen of Scots has already excited the interest of publishers The inevitable result keen envy and a game of cat and mouse fraught with jealousy and attraction both literary and sexual, The Ballad of Peckham Rye is the wickedly farcical fable of a blue collar town turned upside down When the firm of Meadows Meade amp Grindley hires Dougal Douglas a k a Douglas Dougal to do human research into the private lives of its workforce they are in no way prepared for the mayhem mutiny and murder he will stir up Not only funny but startlingly original declared The Washington Post the legendary character of Dougal Douglas may not have been boasting when he referred so blithely to his association with the devil In fact this Music Man of the thoroughly modern corporation changes the lives of all the eccentric characters he meets from Miss Merle Coverdale head of the typing pool to V R Druce unsuspecting Managing Director, The brevity of Muriel Spark s novels is equaled only by their brilliance These four novels each a miniature masterpiece illustrate her development over four decades Despite the seriousness of their themes all four are fantastic comedies of manners bristling with wit br br Spark s most celebrated novel THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE tells the story of a charismatic schoolteacher s catastrophic effect on her pupils THE GIRLS OF SLENDER MEANS i i is a beautifully drawn portrait of young women living in a hostel in London in the giddy postwar days of THE DRIVER S SEAT follows the final haunted hours of a woman descending into madness And THE ONLY PROBLEM is a witty fable about suffering that brings the Book of Job to bear on contemporary terrorism br br Characters are vividly etched in a few words earth shaking events are lightly touched on Yet underneath the glittering surface there is an obsessive probing of metaphysical questions the meaning of good and evil the need for salvation the search for significance