The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

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Harper Collins, 1961 - Fiction - 150 pages
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The elegantly styled classic story of a young, unorthodox teacher and her special--and ultimately dangerous--relationship with six of her students.

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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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User Review  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

This very short (130 pages) novel tells of the relationship between the title character, a teacher in a Scottish junior school in the 1930s, and the particular group of six girls she takes under her ... Read full review

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

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