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The Bachelors

The Bachelors

by Muriel Spark
     
 

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A barrister, a "priest," a detective, a lovelorn Irishman, a handwriting expert, a heinous spiritual medium — the very British bachelors of Spark's novel come in every stripe

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A barrister, a "priest," a detective, a lovelorn Irishman, a handwriting expert, a heinous spiritual medium — the very British bachelors of Spark's novel come in every stripe

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Library Journal
Spark's 1960 novel follows a group of British bachelors whose cozy little world is shattered when they suddenly find themselves the target of blackmail, fraud, and other bits of nastiness courtesy of one of the lads. Spark is always a great read. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811214247
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
New Directions Classic Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(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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