Spark, Muriel

Muriel Spark was born Muriel Sarah Camberg in Edinburgh in 1918 to a Scottish father and an English mother. She was educated at the Edinburgh James Gillespie's School for Girls - an experience which undoubtedly inspired the representation of Edinburgh public school life in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, 1st edn 1961 (Muriel Spark)Muriel Spark's best known novel is The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, first published by Macmillan in 1961 and shortly afterwards reworked for the cinema with Maggie Smith in the title role.

The striking jacket artwork was by Victor Reinganum.

ReproJacket #50-A-1, size 202x470mm.