Dame Muriel Spark


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Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)

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DAME Muriel Spark, who wrote the novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, has died in Italy aged 88.
DAME MURIEL SPARK, born in 1938 in Edinburgh, Scotland, has been a professional writer since the 1940s.
WRITER Dame Muriel Spark escaped serious injury after a bolt of lightning sent a bell-tower crashing into her home.
Since Dame Muriel spark published her first novel, The Comforters, in 1957 (after which, I remember reading, Graham Greene sent her the money necessary to write her second), she has written nineteen novels, including A Far Cry From Kensington, Loitering With Intent and - the best known - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
DAME Muriel Spark has snubbed her son by leaving her multi-million-pound fortune to the female friend she lived with for 40 years.
Dame Muriel Spark, Ian Rankin and Alexander McCall Smith, three other authors with links to the city, have also said that they support the UNESCO application, reports The Scotsman.
Nobel prize winner Toni Morrison, author of Beloved, The Beach author Alex Garland and Edinburgh's own Dame Muriel Spark are among the 500 authors appearing in over 650 events.
Dame Muriel Spark, who wrote The Prime of Miss Brodie, said Scots had morals but the English often used charm to deceive.
THE Prime of Dame Muriel Spark was even more fascinating than that of Miss Jean Brodie, the unforgettable character she created.
DAME Muriel Spark, who wrote the classic, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, has died in Italy.
Visiting authors include Irvine Welsh, Louis de Bernieres, Edinburgh-native Dame Muriel Spark and Nobel-laureate Toni Morrison.