The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

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Harper Collins, 1961 - Fiction - 150 pages
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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  - greeniezona - LibraryThing

Around the time I was reading Nick Hornby's collection of essays on reading, More Baths, Less Talking, where Hornby took a few opportunities to rave about Spark's writing, I saw this lovely little ... Read full review

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User Review  - maryreinert - LibraryThing

Miss Jean Brodie is a teacher in a private girls' school in Scotland. On one hand, she's very old-school; on the other, she is a free spirit. The story centers around six girls who she mentors and ... Read full review

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About the author (1961)

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

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