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    Publisher: Canongate

    The Finishing School

    £8.99
    Now available as a stunning Canon 'A work of glittering Sparkian ice, whose thinly frozen surface tempts you to jump up and down jovially above something deeper and darker' ALI SMITH
    ISBN: 9781782117575
    AuthorMuriel Spark
    Pub Date07/04/2016
    BindingPaperback
    Pages128
    Availability: In Stock

    'One of her funniest novels . . . Spark at her sharpest, her purest and her most merciful' ALI SMITH

    In The Finishing School Muriel Spark is once again at her biting, satirical best. On the edge of Lake Geneva in Switzerland, a struggling would-be novelist and his wife run a finishing school of questionable reputation to keep the funds flowing. When a seventeen-year-old student's writing career begins to show great promise, tensions run high.

    A keen portrait of devouring regret, psychological unravelling and the glittering promise of youth, The Finishing School is the perfect natural partner to Muriel Spark's most famous novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

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    'One of her funniest novels . . . Spark at her sharpest, her purest and her most merciful' ALI SMITH

    In The Finishing School Muriel Spark is once again at her biting, satirical best. On the edge of Lake Geneva in Switzerland, a struggling would-be novelist and his wife run a finishing school of questionable reputation to keep the funds flowing. When a seventeen-year-old student's writing career begins to show great promise, tensions run high.

    A keen portrait of devouring regret, psychological unravelling and the glittering promise of youth, The Finishing School is the perfect natural partner to Muriel Spark's most famous novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.