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The prime of Miss Jean Brodie: A Novel

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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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Full title prime of miss jean brodie
Author spark muriel
Grouping Category book
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Muriel Spark's timeless classic about a controversial teacher who deeply marks the lives of a select group of students in the years leading up to World War II

"Give me a girl at an impressionable age, and she is mine for life!" So asserts Jean Brodie, a magnetic, dubious, and sometimes comic teacher at the conservative Marcia Blaine School for Girls in Edinburgh. Brodie selects six favorite pupils to mold—and she doesn't stop with just their intellectual lives. She has a plan for them all, including how they will live, whom they will love, and what sacrifices they will make to uphold her ideals. When the girls reach adulthood and begin to find their own destinies, Jean Brodie's indelible imprint is a gift to some, and a curse to others.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is Spark's masterpiece, a novel that offers one of twentieth-century English literature's most iconic and complex characters—a woman at once admirable and sinister, benevolent and conniving.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Muriel Spark including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's archive at the National Library of Scotland.


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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Girls -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Scotland -- Fiction, Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction, Women teachers -- Fiction
title_display The prime of Miss Jean Brodie
title_full The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie A Novel, The prime of Miss Jean Brodie / Muriel Spark, The prime of Miss Jean Brodie / by Muriel Spark, The prime of Miss Jean Brodie [electronic resource] / Muriel Spark
title_short The prime of Miss Jean Brodie
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Classic Literature, Fiction, Girls, Literature, Teacher-student relationships, Women teachers