The Driver's Seat

The Driver's Seat

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by Muriel Spark
     
 

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The Driver’s Seat, Spark’s own favorite among her many novels, was hailed by the New Yorker as “her spiny and treacherous masterpiece.”

Driven mad by an office job, Lise flies south on holiday — in search of passionate adventure and sex. In this metaphysical shocker, infinity and eternity attend Lise’s last

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The Driver’s Seat, Spark’s own favorite among her many novels, was hailed by the New Yorker as “her spiny and treacherous masterpiece.”

Driven mad by an office job, Lise flies south on holiday — in search of passionate adventure and sex. In this metaphysical shocker, infinity and eternity attend Lise’s last terrible day in the unnamed southern city that is her final destination.

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Library Journal
Spark's 1970 novel of a woman gone mad was dubbed "so stark as to be nightmarish" by The New Yorker. The story details the last day of protagonist Lise, who, while on holiday in Europe, is about to be murdered. For all fiction collections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811221368
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
12/15/2012
Series:
New Directions Bibelot
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
591,609
File size:
0 MB

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