The Informed Air

The Informed Air


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WW Norton
Together for the first time in one sparkling, delicious volume, here are the greatest essays of Muriel Spark
A fantastic essayist, the inimitable Muriel Spark addresses here the writing life; love; cats; favorite writers (T. S. Eliot, Robert Burns, the Brontës, Mary Shelley); Piero della Francesca; life in wartime London and in glamorous “Hollywood-on-the-Tiber;” 1960s Rome; faith; and parties (on her first New Year’s Eve, as a baby sipping her mother’s sherry: “I always loved a party”).Spark’s scope is amazing, and her striking, glancing insights are precise and unforgettable. From the mysteries of Job’s sufferings, she glides to Dame Edith Sitwell’s cocktail advice about how to handle a nasty publisher, and on to the joys of success.

Baker & Taylor
Collects essays, reviews, and journal articles which analyze life, literature, faith, and other topics.

& Taylor

The collected essays of the award-winning Scottish novelist of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and Memento Mori elevates the mundane in her life, featuring her thoughts on cats, favorite writers, love, parties and life in wartime London.

Publisher: New York :, A New Directions Book,, 2014
Description: xvii, 286 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9780811221597
Branch Call Number: 824 Spa
Additional Contributors: Jardine, Penelope,


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