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This is a really weird book. It's kind of the opposite of a murder mystery. The main character Lise travels to Europe to die. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Anne E Hendler
Definitely weird. But short, which was a point in its favor. Uncertain as to whether I will read another by this writer. I was intrigued that Ian Rankin admired her writing.Published 3 months ago by JudyHR
Twisted and perfect. One of my favorite novellas. I read it when I was 17 and never forgot it. I then read it again at age 51 and found it just as spellbinding.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
Fascinating read. Read it twice to be able to focus on subtleties. Completely engrossing.... one seat reading! Looking forward to Book Club discussion tonight!Published 5 months ago by linda grossman
Okay, I call BS on The Driver’s Seat (1970), Muriel Spark’s self-consciously shocking ode to assisted self-slaughter. Read morePublished 6 months ago by M. Buzalka
This novella is a cleverly structured mystery. What makes this curious protagonist tick? How will the foreshadowings of murder be realized? Read morePublished 10 months ago by Bruce Henricksen
With images of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and The Ballad of Peckam Rye, I eagerly raced through this tiny novel whose size, as it happens, turns out to be the best thing about... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jack W. London
Muriel Spark was once commonly mentioned in the same breath as Evelyn Waugh and Graham Greene, this is due in part to her being Romantic Catholic, but mainly due to her precocious... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Valerie Penny