The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark

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Introduction by Rosemary Goring

London, 1945. The girls of slender means are the residents of the May of Teck Club, a genteel yet rather shabby boarding house established for the `social protection of ladies of slender means below the age of thirty years’. The novel concerns their everyday affairs over a period of a few weeks before a shocking event transforms their lives.

This is one of the 22 novels written by Muriel Spark in her lifetime. All are being published by Polygon in hardback Centenary Editions between November 2017 and September 2018.

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Muriel Spark was born in Edinburgh in 1918. A poet, essayist, biographer and novelist, she won much international praise, including being twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize. The Timesplaced her eighth in its list of the Fifty Greatest British Writers Since 1945. She died in Tuscany in 2006.

 

 

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ISBN

9781846974311

Format

Hardback

Pagination

144 pages

Publisher

Polygon

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