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The Comforters
     

The Comforters

by Muriel Spark
 

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In Muriel Spark's fantastic first novel, the only things that aren't ambiguous are her matchless originality and glittering wit.

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In Muriel Spark's fantastic first novel, the only things that aren't ambiguous are her matchless originality and glittering wit.

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Library Journal
Spark's 1957 first novel caused quite a stir among the critics, who found her a novelist worth watching. Nearly 30 years later, one can say positively that they were right. Her many fans will be happy to see this again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811212854
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Series:
Revived Modern Classic Series , #796
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
203
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

The writer of “some of the best sentences in English” (The New Yorker), Muriel Spark (1918–2006) was the author of dozens of novels including The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Memento Mori, and The Driver’s Seat. She became Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1993.

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