Book :: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
By: Muriel Spark
Pages: 150
Published: 1961
Genre(s): England
Historical Fiction
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Muriel Spark’s timeless classic about a controversial teacher who deeply marks the lives of a select group of students in the years leading up to World War II “Give me a girl at an impressionable age, and she is mine for life!” So asserts Jean Brodie, a magnetic, dubious, and sometimes comic teacher at the conservative Marcia Blaine School for Girls in Edinburgh. Brodie selects six favorite...

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Good book, I enjoyed the development of the girls throughout the book and the influences of Miss Jean Brodie.

Dec 8th, 2013

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie appears on these lists...

76th on 100 Best Novels by Modern Library

72nd on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian

46th on 100 Novels Everyone Should Read by Telegraph