The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

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Harper Collins, Feb 3, 1999 - Fiction - 150 pages
A teacher at a girls' school in Edinburgh during the 1930s comes into conflict with school authorities because of her unorthodox teaching methods, in a new edition--which includes author biography and publication history--of a novel originally published in 1962. Original.

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User Review  - Devil_llama - LibraryThing

A classic play in which a teacher at a girl's school has different ideas about proper education than the school. She challenges the girls to be what she wishes them to be, and attempts to mold them in ... Read full review


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An attention-getting writer (novels, Memento Mori. The Ballad of Peckham Rye, The Bachelors, and short stories, The Go-Away Bird) pursues her multi-personae interests, her concern with religion, and ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Dame Muriel Spark (1918-2006) wrote more than twenty books, including Memento Mori, The Ballad of Peckham Rye, and Symposium.

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