By Muriel Spark
Spanning her complete profession up to now, All the tales of Muriel Spark includes 4 brand-new stories. Now in hand is each one in all her 41 great tales. “To learn Spark,” because the Georgia Review positioned it, “is to come across pride after delight.”
Ranging from South Africa to the West finish, her staggering tales function striking judges, fortune-tellers, shy ladies, psychiatrists, costume designers, pensive ghosts, never-departing visitors, and imaginary chauffers.
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