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The finishing school / Muriel Spark.

Spark, Muriel. (Author).
E-audio E-audio (2005.)
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2005.

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  • ISBN: 9780786152971 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0786152974 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
General Note: Unabridged.
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Duration: 3:14:23.
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Participant or Performer: Read by Nadia May.
Summary: College Sunrise is a vaguely disreputable finishing school in Lausanne, Switzerland. Rowland Mahler and his wife, Nina, run the school as a way to support themselves while he works, somewhat falteringly, on his novel. Into his creative writing class comes seventeen-year-old Chris Wiley, a literary prodigy whose historical novel-in-progress, on Mary Queen of Scots and the murder of her husband Lord Darnley, has already excited the interest of publishers. The inevitable results are keen envy and a game of cat and mouse not free of sexual jealousy and attraction. Nobody writing has a keener instinct than Muriel Spark for hypocrisy, self-delusion, and moral ambiguity, or a more deliciously satirical eye. "The finishing school" is certain to be another Spark landmark.
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Authors: May, Nadia. (Added Author).
Citation: Spark, Muriel. "The finishing school." Ashland, Or. : Blackstone Audio, 2005.
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