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Muriel Spark

Muriel SparkAKA Muriel Sarah Camberg

Born: 1-Feb-1918
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 13-Apr-2006
Location of death: Florence, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Andrea of the Apostle Churchyard, Oliveto, Italy

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Husband: Sydney Oswald Spark (m. 1937, div.)
Son: Samuel

    High School: Gillespie's School for Girls, Edinburgh

    Dame of the British Empire 1993
    American Academy of Arts and Letters 1978
    Converted to Catholicism 1954 (from Judaism)
    Risk Factors: Sciatica

Author of books:
Child of Light: A Reassessment of Mary Shelley (1951, biography)
John Masefield (1953, biography)
The Brontė Letters (1954)
The Comforters (1957, novel)
Robinson (1958, novel)
Memento Mori (1959, novel)
The Bachelors (1960, novel)
The Ballad of Peckham Rye (1960, novel)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961, novel)
The Girls of Slender Means (1963, novel)
The Mandelbaum Gate (1965, novel)
Collected Poems I (1967, poetry)
Collected Stories I (1967, short stories)
The Public Image (1968, novel)
The Driver's Seat (1970, novel)
Not to Disturb (1971, novel)
The Hothouse by the East River (1973, novel)
The Abbess of Crewe (1974, novel)
The Takeover (1976, novel)
Territorial Rights (1979, novel)
Loitering with Intent (1981, novel)
The Only Problem (1984, novel)
A Far Cry from Kensington (1988, novel)
Symposium (1991, novel)
Reality and Dreams (1997, novel)
Aiding and Abetting (2000, novel)
The Finishing School (2004, novel)

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