Who is Muriel Spark?

Muriel Spark

Dame Muriel Spark, DBE (1 February 1918 – 13 April 2006) was an award-winning Scottish novelist. In 2008 The Times newspaper named Spark in its list of "the 50 greatest British writers since 1945", at #8.

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Booker Prize Winners - Shortlists
... Murdoch The Nice and the Good Chatto and Windus Muriel Spark The Public Image Macmillan G ... on the Trees Virago Shirley Hazzard The Bay of Noon Virago Mary Renault Fire From Heaven Arrow Muriel Spark The Driver's Seat Penguin Patrick White The ... The Comfort of Strangers Jonathan Cape Ann Schlee Rhine Journey Macmillan Muriel Spark Loitering with Intent Bodley Head D ...
20th Century In Literature - Cold War Period 1960-1989
... by Graham Greene Hiroshima Mon Amour by Marguerite Duras (France) The Ballad of Peckham Rye by Muriel Spark (Scotland) The Rosy Crucifixion by Henry Miller (USA) - trilogy, first volume published 1949 ... in the Chariot by Patrick White The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark A Severed Head by Iris Murdoch Sword of Honour by Evelyn Waugh - trilogy, first volume ... by Mordecai Richler (Canada) Couples by John Updike (USA) The Public Image by Muriel Spark Lunar Caustic by Malcolm Lowry - posthumous Non-fiction and Quasi-fiction ...

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    Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield.
    Muriel Spark (b. 1918)

    I wouldn’t take the Pope too seriously. He’s a Pole first, a pope second, and maybe a Christian third.
    —Muriel Spark (b. 1918)