The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Muriel Spark

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Author: Muriel Spark
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Book Title
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Author
Muriel Spark
ISBN
9780061711299
Now in a special edition marking the 100th anniversary of the author's birth, Muriel Spark's classic novel, widely hailed as one of the 20th century's best. 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, in her attraction to the married art master, Teddy Lloyd, in her affair with the bachelor music master, Gordon Lowther, and--most important--in her dedication to her girls, the students she selects to be her cr me de la cr me. Fanatically devoted, each member of the Brodie set--Eunice, Jenny, Mary, Monica, Rose, and Sandy--is famous for something, and Miss Brodie strives to bring out the best in each one. Determined to instill in them independence, passion, and ambition, Miss Brodie advises her girls, Safety does not come first. Goodness, Truth, and Beauty come first. Follow me. And they do. But one of them will betray her.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Muriel SparkPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 02/10/2009ISBN: 9780061711299Pages: 137Weight: 0.28lbsSize: 7.91h x 5.41w x 0.40d

Now in a special edition marking the 100th anniversary of the author's birth, Muriel Spark's classic novel, widely hailed as one of the 20th century's best.

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, in her attraction to the married art master, Teddy Lloyd, in her affair with the bachelor music master, Gordon Lowther, and--most important--in her dedication to her girls, the students she selects to be her cr me de la cr me. Fanatically devoted, each member of the Brodie set--Eunice, Jenny, Mary, Monica, Rose, and Sandy--is famous for something, and Miss Brodie strives to bring out the best in each one. Determined to instill in them independence, passion, and ambition, Miss Brodie advises her girls, Safety does not come first. Goodness, Truth, and Beauty come first. Follow me.

And they do. But one of them will betray her.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Muriel Spark
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 02/10/2009
ISBN: 9780061711299
Pages: 137
Weight: 0.28lbs
Size: 7.91h x 5.41w x 0.40d

Now in a special edition marking the 100th anniversary of the author's birth, Muriel Spark's classic novel, widely hailed as one of the 20th century's best.

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, in her attraction to the married art master, Teddy Lloyd, in her affair with the bachelor music master, Gordon Lowther, and--most important--in her dedication to her girls, the students she selects to be her cr me de la cr me. Fanatically devoted, each member of the Brodie set--Eunice, Jenny, Mary, Monica, Rose, and Sandy--is famous for something, and Miss Brodie strives to bring out the best in each one. Determined to instill in them independence, passion, and ambition, Miss Brodie advises her girls, Safety does not come first. Goodness, Truth, and Beauty come first. Follow me.

And they do. But one of them will betray her.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Muriel Spark
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 02/10/2009
ISBN: 9780061711299
Pages: 137
Weight: 0.28lbs
Size: 7.91h x 5.41w x 0.40d