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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie: A Novel | Muriel Spark
Muriel Sparks 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 pupils to moldand she doesnt stop with just their intellectual lives. She has a plan for them all, including how they will live, whom they will love, and what sacrifices they will make to uphold her ideals. When the girls reach adulthood and begin to find their own destinies, Jean Brodies indelible imprint is a gift to some, and a curse to others. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is Sparks masterpiece, a novel that offers one of twentieth-century English literatures most iconic and complex charactersa woman at once admirable and sinister, benevolent and conniving. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Muriel Spark including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the authors archive at the National Library of Scotland.
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rachaich
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Mehso-so

I read this a few years ago, then quickly re read it for a book club meeting. I'm not keen... almost a sinister undertone...

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sarahbellum
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Pickpick

Not the book I was expecting. I didn‘t love it, but I don‘t think I was supposed to. I‘ll be thinking about this one for awhile: narcissism, fascism, education, feminism

October‘s #bookspin @TheAromaofBooks
#1001books

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty photo 💙 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!! 1mo
BkClubCare Watch the film!! It made more sense to me. And, when I bought this book, the bookseller told me, “the movie is better.” I still remember that moment! And he was right. 1mo
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merelybookish
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Turns out I love a lot of books that start with #letterP (Persuasion, Possession, Pond) but I went this marvel of a novel. Just brilliant! And compact! In a word, perfection! 😉
#Alphabetgame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

vivastory Have you read all of Spark's novels? 4mo
vivastory She's definitely an author that I plan on reading all of eventually 4mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for playing 🙌🏻📚 4mo
Graywacke I like your 8 word review in there. It is just brilliant. 4mo
CarolynM ❤️ 4mo
merelybookish @Graywacke Thank you! 🥰 4mo
merelybookish @CarolynM Happy to see you love it too! 4mo
Dragon Great book 📕 💚🐉 3mo
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Vansa
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@ozma.of.oz #sundayfunday
1.I do!
2.I listen to John Sandoe Books' podcast,the LRB podcast,BBC Book Club.One of the most stellar podcasts I've ever listened to was Muriel Spark on BBC Bookclub.
3.Reviews of books I've read!
Very late but was out of town till today!

ozma.of.oz I didn‘t know there was a BBC Book Club podcast! Thank you for sharing! 5mo
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jdiehr
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Panpan

I feel the same way about Muriel Spark as I feel about Shirley Jackson. I'm more intrigued by the life of the author than by what they wrote.

I found The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie to be repetitive and, frankly, not all that interesting.

Granted, I was reading this while on vacation and I wasn't very focused, but still...

**Check out those Texas wildflowers 👀 💐

DivineDiana Pretty wildflowers! 7mo
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merelybookish
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Inspired by On the Road with Penguin Classics, I'm re-reading Muriel Spark's masterpiece. It is so well done! Recommend the book and the podcast. https://shows.acast.com/on-the-road-with-penguin-classics/episodes/the-prime-of-...

vivastory How was your trip? 7mo
andrew61 Yes I listened to this and it's an excellent series. I haven't read Jean brodie since my early 20s so I may revisit it soon. I also finally watched a sky arts documentary that I had recorded in which Ian rankin explores her life which I'd recommend if you have access. 7mo
merelybookish @vivastory It was good, bit of a whirlwind! But my friend was very surprised and got to see some other friends. But it was cold in KC! I went expecting it to be warmer than where I am. 🥶 7mo
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LeahBergen This book surprised me. Loved it! 7mo
merelybookish @andrew61 Thanks for the recommendation! I will see if it's available somewhere over here. (Funny things pop up on Amazon.) And I recommend a re-read! 7mo
merelybookish @LeahBergen I know. It shocked me the first time. And enjoying it a second time now that I know what happens. 7mo
vivastory Yeah. this is how the weather has been here for the past month or so. 70 degrees one day, 30 the next. It's kinda driving me crazy. I'm glad you had a good weekend! (edited) 7mo
CarolynM Such a good book! Enjoy the reread. Thanks for the tip about the doco @andrew61 I'm going to have a look for it. 7mo
batsy I've yet to read it, and I really must! It'll be good to have the podcastd & docu as supplementary material once I'm done so thank you to you and @andrew61 ! 7mo
merelybookish @CarolynM It really is wonderful! And so much packed into a rather slim volume! 7mo
merelybookish @batsy I think you'd love it! The writing is brilliant! 7mo
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Graywacke
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Pickpick

(Edinburgh, 1934 photo)

My first read of Spark required some patience, and continual thinking and rethinking, trying understand what she is doing. 1930‘s school teacher Miss Brodie is presented as inspirational, a remarkable independent spirit, having the full devotion of her selected girls, and yet there is an odd uncomfortable aspect to her. Spark literally repeats points over and over, in different contexts as the reader‘s perspective evolves.

Graywacke Spark was first a poet, with a satirical outlook and she combines them so well you don‘t see the satire until she is ready for you to. This is a special autobiographical-inspired, novel. What do i read from her next? 13mo
Suet624 I hope some day to get to this book. 13mo
Ruthiella I‘ve read The Driver‘s Seat, which is so bizarre and this one which I found delightful and funny 13mo
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Graywacke @Suet624 just 150 pages (and my edition has two afterwards). 🙂 Have you read others my MS? 13mo
Graywacke @Ruthiella noting! Thanks. 13mo
Suet624 @Graywacke I didn‘t realize it was so short. I haven‘t read anything by Spark. 13mo
Graywacke @Suet624 for what it‘s worth, I was advised not to start with this, but I have no regrets. This is ultimately a 5-star read for and I‘m looking forward to more. 13mo
Suet624 @Graywacke good to know. It‘s been on my list forever and you‘re inspiring me to get to it. 13mo
Graywacke @Ruthiella I knew I had another novel by her here, but realized it is A Far Cry from Kensington. 👍 13mo
Bookwomble I loved both the film and tv adaptations of the book, which I only got around to reading a couple of years ago, and loved that, too. Spark does an excellent job of drawing a lovingly detailed picture of what, ultimately, turns out to be a vacuously narcotic personality. I've got Memento Mori on the old tbr pile to read at some point. 13mo
Graywacke @Bookwomble yes. that nails it. Memento Mori has been recommended to me. I‘m curious. And maybe i will check out the movie sometime. 13mo
Bookwomble @Graywacke My phone's autocomplete chose “narcotic“ when I had intended “narcissistic“, but perhaps it was right in some degree 🙂 13mo
Graywacke @Bookwomble i translated the autocorrect. 🙂 13mo
Bookwomble @Graywacke 😁👍🏻 13mo
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Graywacke
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(Car service morning.)

I‘m reading Muriel Spark for the first time, and rewiring my brain for whatever she‘s doing here in the mindsets of the mid-1930‘s. Somehow unsettling.

“But she was not out of place amongst her own kind, the vigorous daughters … with shrewd wits, high-coloured cheeks, constitutions like horses, logical educations, hearty spirits and private means.”

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Litsi
Pickpick

I love Jean Brodie! But she is an avowed fascist. When does a charming person with a clear point of view that challenges the weaknesses of the norms become a dangerous and divisive demagogue? That is one of mind bending questions posed here. It‘s also a book about feminism, loyalty, global responsibility, revenge, the primacy of art, the strange heirarchy of female society, sexual aggression, unconscious lesbianism &religious devotion.

Centique I loved this one too! 12mo
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Jeg
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Pickpick

Listened to in the car. Delightful. Highly recommend with Miriam Margolyes reading. She is so good. I read this years and years ago so was special to hear it read so beautifully with all the different voices.
#joysbooks2021
@MrsMalaprop

Freespirit Loved this one!! 2y
CarolynM Such a good book! Miriam Margoyles sounds like a great choice to read it. 2y
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rabbitprincess
Pickpick

An unsettling book that kept me reading. I have to say I cracked up at the real person fic that the girls were writing about Miss Brodie; it sounded exactly like the sort of writing I was producing at that age 😂 I want to see the movie with Maggie Smith now!
#ShutdownReadathon book 19

shortsarahrose The movie is really good (and, of course, Maggie Smith is amazing). I didn‘t know it was a book! 2y
rabbitprincess @shortsarahrose It was a book, then apparently a play, then a movie. From what I read, the movie is based on the play rather than the book. 2y
CarolynM Great book and great movie too. 2y
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Carolyn11215
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Final book to finish my Goodreads challenge for 2020. I always think I‘ve read this one but I don‘t think that‘s actually true. And now I want to watch the movie because...Maggie Smith!

Bookwomble She is fantastic in that film ❤ 2y
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Daisey
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Mehso-so

I finished this short audiobook on my evening walk, and I have to say it‘s just not my cup of tea. For a lot of it I just felt like nothing much happened and then suddenly everything wrapped up quickly. I think it has some interesting points to consider about manipulation and individuality, but I can‘t say I enjoyed it. As a teacher, several parts made me cringe.

#1001books #audiobook #audiowalk
#ReadingEurope2020 Scotland

BarbaraBB I felt the same about this much hyped book! 2y
MsMelissa I also was disappointed by this one. 2y
Daisey @BarbaraBB @Book_Fiend_Melissa This is nice to hear because most reviews I saw were glowing, and I just didn‘t get that. 2y
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Gezemice
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Pickpick

Miss Jean Brody is... creepy. In the sexual deviant way. But also fascinating. She is a narcissist that indoctrinates young girls into her life, and lives vicarously through them.

This is partly a coming of age story, partly about a desperate aging woman, and partly about the damage a manipulator can do. Great writing, but disturbing. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

Intricate and cleverly written, full of layers, I can see why this is considered a classic.

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Argon
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Mehso-so

Fit in another book for #ReadYourSign
⚖️ a book you thought was artistic
⚖️ 7 in page count (170)
Not a prompt, but is my 7th read for the challenge ⚖️

An interesting book, it reminded me of The History Boys, but with more jumping back and forth of the narrative. I like stories of the private school with a “different” but highly influential teacher. This one went in some unexpected directions. A quick read and creatively written. 6/10

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erzascarletbookgasm
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Cuilin I love that cover 😍 3y
OriginalCyn620 That cover! 😍 3y
tracey38 Nice and I agree, the cover is stunning! 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I LOVE this cover 💗💗💗 3y
CarolynM Such a great book and, yes, fabulous cover! 3y
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Hamlet
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Pickpick

This book of a free-thinking teacher in 1930s Scotland whose radical ideals both win-over & trouble her select pupils is an insightful character study. Miss Bodie- in her prime as she reminds everyone- picks & tries to enhance defining characteristics of the “Brodie Set, while creating a kind of cult of personality for her own ego. The story is rich & complex, yet still an easy read. The Maggie Smith film is significantly different, but wonderful.

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Jari-chan
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Pickpick

I didn't know what to expect from Muriel Spark - this was my first book by her. And I admit I'm impressed. Very much by her fascinating character of Miss Jean Brodie, who's just so different from anyone else. She lives in her own world and does her own thing. This might be a reread worthy book.

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keepingupwiththepenguins
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Mehso-so

This is ultimately a story about loyalty. You can tell because the character Sandy keeps on repeating “it‘s only possible to betray where loyalty is due”, which is an interesting moral philosophy in itself. It‘s also a funny book, in the way that Jane Austen‘s Emma was funny: I didn‘t laugh out loud, but I appreciated how it was witty and clever. Full review here: http://keepingupwiththepenguins.com/the-prime-of-miss-jean-brodie-muriel-spark/

CarolynM I liked this a lot. It's a bit dated, but the political aspect is interesting to consider in our current world. 3y
keepingupwiththepenguins @CarolynM Very much! I actually just discovered the BBC Radio 4 book club podcast, and they've got old, old back episodes uploaded, including one with Spark where she discusses Jean Brodie - well worth a listen if you're curious! 3y
CarolynM Thanks for that. I'll look it up🙂 3y
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HannahDE
Pickpick

I am surprised that I liked this book, and I actually started out disliking it because of the writing style, but it got less obtrusive pretty early on. I don‘t know that I liked any of the characters very much, but I loved the story and found it so insightful. It‘s a wonderful examination of the methods and motives of wielding great influence over children as they develop into adults.

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OriginalCyn620
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I‘d like to read this book set in #Scotland. Also, two of my favorite Scottish exports - shortbread and Richard Madden! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿😊
#letstravelaugust

erzascarletbookgasm Shortbread! Yum 😋! So is Richard Madden 😉 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚🙌🏻🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 3y
kezzlou85 Love Richard Madden his voice just makes me melt. 3y
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Eggs
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚🙌🏻 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 3y
erzascarletbookgasm I liked this! 3y
OriginalCyn620 I want to read this one!🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 (edited) 3y
Eggs @always @erzascarletbookgasm @OriginalCyn620 I haven‘t read it but I saw the film-Maggi Smith as a young woman! 3y
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Mitch
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For those of us who can‘t get to the festival - let‘s read instead! 🤣

https://www.penguin.co.uk/articles/2019/aug/best-books-edinburgh.html

Crazeedi Wouldn't that be just great... 3y
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Aseleener
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I ❤ summer! I spent 3 hrs reading in my backyard pool. Put my Kindle in a ziploc bag just in case! 🙂

Tamra Wow, I‘m surprised you can swipe with it in the baggie! 3y
Aseleener @tamra No swiping, it's an old Kindle Keyboard with real buttons on the sides. I love it for outdoor reading. 3y
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erzascarletbookgasm
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Books set in #UnitedKingdom that I‘ve enjoyed!

#LetsTravelAugust

OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚🇬🇧 3y
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LouiseWalters
Pickpick

Remembering the time and place of the writing and the setting, makes this book more relatable. It also demonstrates the power and influence our teachers have over their students. I didn‘t particularly like Miss Brodie, nor some of the students, but I do think it was well written.

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kathedron
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Pickpick

Thank you, Muriel Spark, for ending my recent run of so-so reads! This is kind of a sharper, darker Dead Poets' Society except with girls and more nuance. Miss Brodie is bold, charismatic, grandiose and just a bit ridiculous. But it's her unexpected naivety that sets her up to be brought down in her prime. The flashes of humour were a welcome surprise but it's the sense of slowly building menace beneath it that leaves a lasting impression.

ReadosaurusText Great book! 🤓 4y
Christine I‘ve been meaning to read Spark for a while, and your review has this moving to the top of my list! 4y
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KellyHunsakerReads
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What am I missing? This #classic is on the #1001Books list ... but I find it rather dull and simple.

Becker I also found this book a bit tedious to get through. I guess every book is not for everyone even if it is a classic. 4y
BarbaraBB Me too! 4y
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rockpools
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Pickpick

My goodness, this was NOT what I was expecting! I guess I‘d presumed it to be a comedy of manners or something, but it‘s much darker and less straightforward, at times funny, often quite biting. I did like Sandy‘s character. Very glad to have finally read it - thank you for sending it my way @youneverarrived 😘

I‘ll be using this as a #novella for #readingwomen2019 (127 pages could be a novella, right?) and number 2 of #readinggifts2019.

Tanisha_A I loved reading this too! 👐 4y
Tanisha_A And that edition is so pretty! 😍 4y
Cathythoughts Beautiful cover ✨✨✨ 4y
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youneverarrived Glad you liked it! 😁 4y
Ruthiella Dark, sometimes funny sometimes biting could describe all (only three so far) Muriel Spark that I‘ve read. 😀 She has an edge for sure! 4y
Centique Wow, that cover! Biting is a good word for this one - I agree. 4y
rockpools @youneverarrived I did - thank you 😊 4y
rockpools @Ruthiella @Centique The biting ‘edge‘ really surprised me - I think I must have been muddling her up with someone else. Barbara Pym, perhaps? Not sure! 4y
Velvetfur That's a great cover 👍 4y
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rockpools
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Me, my blingy bag & Miss Jean Brodie are off on a jaunt. We took a brief detour on the way to the station to pop #lmpbc / #mhroundrobin robin books in the post to @ShookBelf and @daydreamin_star 📮📚

Birdsong28 Loving the bag!! Where did you get it? 😘📚📖 4y
Tanisha_A I love everything about this photograph! 4y
rockpools @Birdsong28 Isn‘t it fab? It was a gift from @ShookBelf 4y
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Birdsong28 I will have to track it down!! Thanks 😘📚📖 4y
TrishB Great pic 👍🏻 holiday station view for me! 4y
rockpools @TrishB If you‘re down this year, we‘ll have to grab a coffee! 4y
Itchyfeetreader Lovely bag Rachel ! 4y
Magslhalliday Yay, Tinny! I love the pier there so much. 4y
rockpools @Magslhalliday Hey, how are you? We moved down here in May - it‘s great! 4y
rockpools @Itchyfeetreader It‘s fun, isn‘t it? 4y
Josiedlove Love your bag!!!! 4y
rockpools @Josiedlove 😊Thank you! 4y
TrishB Definitely 👍🏻 it may be a later/cheaper one this year once we‘ve waved daughter off to uni (though Exeter is currently joint top choice!) 4y
rockpools @TrishB My goodness, that‘s come around quickly! (I guess I‘ve been out of the HE sector for a while now - I‘m no longer thinking in academic years!) If she ends up in this part of the world, let me know if you need anything. 4y
jhod Rachel, so so sorry but I am late with the next #lmpbc read again! Will get on it!! 4y
rockpools @jhod No worries! I‘m starting back at work after 6 months, so my reading speed is about to drop through the floor! 4y
TrishB Good luck with the return to work ❤️ 4y
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vivastory
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Christmas presents, all #1001books except for...(see next post)
#HappyXmas #WinterWonderland
@Cinfhen @TrishB

ephemeralwaltz Nice!!👏 4y
Cinfhen Lovely gifts!!! Yay 😁 4y
Cinfhen When do u want to post the Jan playlist??? 4y
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vivastory @Cinfhen I will post it tomorrow or Thursday at the latest. I have selected all of the songs, I just need to work on the graphic. I'm going to do that tomorrow. 4y
Cinfhen Ok, no rush!! Can‘t wait to see what‘s in store for 2019! 4y
TrishB Cool presents 👍🏻 4y
Kristelh Nice 1001 stack 4y
batsy Oooh, Everyman's Library editions are the best! 4y
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rachaich
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Pickpick

Yep! Was great. Witty and amusing in a tongue in cheek manner.

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rachaich
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Found this at the library and decided it'd be an interesting one.
I seem to gravitate towards books from the first two or three decades of the twentieth century.

AmyG This is a good one. 4y
erzascarletbookgasm I liked this. 4y
rachaich It's rather amusing in its tone :) :) 4y
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BookwormDownUnder
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Mehso-so

A book club pick by a Scottish friend. Very fast read. Should be an interesting discussion as a few former teachers in my group. I already know one woman was surprised there was so much about sex!! 🤷🏻‍♀️ Any insights from Littens to bring to the discussion? #bookclubread #modernclassics #aussiereaders #aussielittens

gradcat It‘s one of those rare books where the movie was actually better...doesn‘t happen very often.... 4y
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CarolynM
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Book - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
Author - Elizabeth Peters
Movie - Peter's Friends
Food - Pavlova

#ManicMonday #LetterP

JoScho 💜🧡💜 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz Omg. Pavlova!!!!!!! ❤️❤️❤️😋😋 4y
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Readergrrl
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I‘m very eager for September 20th to get here!!!! #TCPS

Readergrrl I‘m very hopeful that I didn‘t mess things up as the person I sent to is not the same as the person who sent to me! 4y
hermyknee Opening day is tomorrow - Labor Day!! 4y
Readergrrl Yes!! Got my dates mixed up!! Thanks for the reminder!!! 4y
Daisey Glad it got there safely! I figured you just hadn‘t had a chance to post after your trip but nice to know for sure. 4y
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Peaslady
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Pickpick

If you ask people what they "know" about Miss Brodie, they will likely recite a number of aphorisms: "I am in my prime", "you are the crème de la crème"...Miss Brodie, in other words, is not really "known" at all. We know her just as her young pupils knew her: as a collection of sayings, a rhetorical performance, a teacher's show...Around her very thinness as a character we tend to construct a thicker interpretative jacket.

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jemmahoughton
Mehso-so

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jemmahoughton

'There was a wonderful sunset across the distant sky, reflected in the sea, streaked with gold and puffed with avenging purple and gold as if the end of the world had come without intruding on every-day life.' - Pg 95.

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jemmahoughton

'The year to come was in many ways the sexual year of the Brodie set, who were now turned eleven and twelve: it was a crowded year of stirring revelations. In later years, sex was only one of the things in life. That year it was everything.' - Pg 44.

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jemmahoughton
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'But those of Miss Brodie's kind were great talkers and feminists and, like most feminists, talked to men as man-to-man.
"I tell you this, Mr Geddes, birth control is the only answer to the problem of the working class..." - Pg 43

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jemmahoughton

'... had endowed these daughters with shrewd wits, high-coloured cheeks, constitutions like horses, logical education's, hearty spirits and private means.' - Pg 42.

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jemmahoughton
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'There were legions of her kind during the nineteen-thirties, women from the age of thirty and upward, who crowded their war-bereaved spinsterhood with voyages of discovery into new ideas and energetic practices in art or social welfare, education or religion...' - Pg 42.

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jemmahoughton

"When there is no vision, the people perish." -Pg 7.

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Peaslady

‘Miss Brodie was easily the equal of both sisters together, she was the square on the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle and they were only the squares of the other two sides‘ p.87

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Peaslady

‘Sandy was fascinated by this method of making patterns with facts, and was divided between her admiration for the technique and the pressing need to prove Miss Brodie guilty of misconduct‘ p.72 (about weaving details of a new love story into tales of an old one)

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Peaslady

‘Outwardly she differed from the rest of the teaching staff in that she was still in a state of fluctuating development, whereas they had only too understandably not trusted themselves to change their minds, particularly on ethical questions, after the age of twenty‘ p.43

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Cinfhen
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#BackpackEurope WOW! Did I love this little gem of a novel at under 150 pages. The complexity of Miss Brodie, a forward thinker school mistress in 1930s Edinburgh told through the eyes of her students is both humorous and deeply introspective. What begins as a light frivolous read, cleverly becomes an exploration on religion, politics and social commentary. Written in the 1960s this book does not feel dated.

Cinfhen My next stop is Ireland @JenP but need to figure out my travel plans!! I think my Eurorail pass might come in handy! 4y
Cinfhen I‘ll be reading 4y
JenP Maybe I‘ll run into you. I‘m headed to Scotland now and hopefully Ireland next 4y
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Cinfhen Ha😂 that would be awesome @JenP I‘d love to do a hike....any suggestions ?!?!! 4y
JenP @Cinfhen hmm, I‘ll have to think about it 😂 4y
Kristelh I loved this one too when I read it. 4y
CarolynM It's a great book 4y
erzascarletbookgasm I loved this book too 😊 4y
merelybookish This book is the best! And the movie version with Maggie Smith is excellent, too! 4y
emilyhaldi Yes dying to read this! Sounds right up my alley 👍🏻 4y
Cinfhen It‘s so good @emilyhaldi definitely your jam 💚 really well done @Kristelh @CarolynM @erzascarletbookgasm @merelybookish 4y
mrp27 Looks like a good pick for booked 2018, a book set at school. (edited) 4y
Cinfhen Brilliant idea @mrp27 4y
Centique Yay, I just read this a few days ago too. Her writing is excellent 😊 4y
Cinfhen I was so surprised by how much I liked it @Centique and it was funny!! 4y
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Cinfhen
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#BackpackEurope started this gem earlier today #Scotland #Edinburgh gave myself a #brainfreeze TOTALLY worth it 😍❣️#IcedPassionTea

emilyhaldi 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4y
KarenUK Ooh I love Muriel Spark! 💕 4y
Cinfhen I‘m loving this book, which was really unexpected @KarenUK @emilyhaldi I‘m almost done ~ it‘s super short 4y
KarenUK I loved this one too... 4y
Cinfhen That one sounds good too @KarenUK 😉💕 4y
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