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Book Information: Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, the

Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, the (1961) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

"You girls are my vocation... I am dedicated to you in my prime."

She was a schoolmistress with a difference. Proud, cultured, romantic, her ideas were progressive, even shocking. And when she decided to transform a group of young girls under her tutelage into the creme de la creme of Marcia Blaine school, no one could have predicted the outcome.

Introduced to a world of adult games and intrigues, the Brodie Set were honoured, privileged -- in exchange for their undivided loyalty...

Original title: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, the

Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, the (1961)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "A gloriously witty and polished vignette. " Times Literary Supplement
  • "Admirably written, beautifully constructed, extremely amusing, and deeply serious. " Saturday Review
  • "Remarkable: Surprises are systematically reduced until there is only one left, and it is like the stab of a stiletto. " The Spectator
  • "Muriel Spark's most celebrated novel... This ruthlessly and destructively romantic school ma'am is one of the giants of post-war fiction. " The Independent
  • "A perfect book. " Chicago Tribune
  • "Intelligent, witty...Spark's powers of invention are apparently inexhaustible. " Commonweal
  • "A brilliant psychological fugue " The Observer
  • "A remarkable novel. " New Statesman
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Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, the (2000)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics
ISBN: 9780141181424
Dimensions: 5 x 7.6 x 0.5 in
Pages: 144

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Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, the (1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780060931735
Dimensions: 5.3 x 8 x 0.5 in
Pages: 160

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Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, the (1998)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780140278712
Pages: 128

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Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, the (1994)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780060923983
Dimensions: 5.2 x 8.3 x 0.5 in
Pages: 192

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Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, the (1973)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780140022353
Dimensions: 5 x 7.6 x 0.5 in
Pages: 128

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Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, the (1962)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott
ISBN: 9780397002320

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Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, the (1961)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780333052990
Pages: 172

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