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The Finishing School: A Novel

The Finishing School: A Novel

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Plot

The lethally witty and morally penetrating new novel by one of the world’s most admired writersCollege Sunrise is a somewhat louche and vaguely disreputable finishing school located 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 result: 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, an addition to one of the world’s most lauded and entertaining bodies of work.

Book Details

Author Muriel Spark
Publication Year 2004
Publisher Doubleday
Format Hardcover
ISBN 9780385512824
Number of Pages 192
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