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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - Muriel Spark

As Candia McWilliam writes in her introduction, Spark's most famous work is as economical and incisive as it could possibly be, throwing its time and place into sharp relief and offering deep insight into teenage experience and relationships. It is a glittering treasure of a book in which, in McWilliam's words 'every comma is set in place like a star'