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Product Description: The British literary sensation—“the most startling, discomforting, complicated, ungovernable, hilarious and heart-rending of memoirs ” (The Telegraph)—the story of a celebrated writer’s sudden descent into blindness, and of the redemptive journey into the past that her loss of sight sets in motion...read more

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9780062094506 | Harpercollins, March 20, 2012, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The British literary sensation—“the most startling, discomforting, complicated, ungovernable, hilarious and heart-rending of memoirs ” (The Telegraph)—the story of a celebrated writer’s sudden descent into blindness, and of the redemptive journey into the past that her loss of sight sets in motion.

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Product Description: Born in 1918 into a working-class Edinburgh family, Muriel Spark became the epitome of literary chic and one of the great writers of the twentieth century. Her autobiography, Curriculum Vitae: A Volume of Autobiography, recorded her early years but politely blurred her darker moments: troubled relations with her family, a terrifying period of hallucinations, and disastrous affairs with the men she loved...read more

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9780393051742 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 26, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The compelling first biography of a twentieth-century literary enigma.

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9780810127913 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, October 31, 2011), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Born in 1918 into a working-class Edinburgh family, Muriel Spark became the epitome of literary chic and one of the great writers of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Muriel Spark’s bracingly salty memoir is a no-holds-barred trip through an extraordinary writer’s life. It is no surprise that one of Muriel Spark’s most lively and entertaining works would be her own memoir, Curriculum Vitae...read more

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9780811219235 | Reprint edition (New Directions, May 18, 2011), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Muriel Spark’s bracingly salty memoir is a no-holds-barred trip through an extraordinary writer’s life.

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Product Description: When her mother left her alcoholic father and set up home in a tiny attic room above a doctor’s surgery, Janice Galloway quickly learned how to keep quiet and stay out of the way. Her mother hadn’t expected or wanted another child and Galloway wasn’t allowed to forget that she was a burden...read more

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9781847080615 | Granta Books, September 1, 2008, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: When her mother left her alcoholic father and set up home in a tiny attic room above a doctor’s surgery, Janice Galloway quickly learned how to keep quiet and stay out of the way.

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9781847080998 | Granta Books, May 1, 2010, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: When her mother left her alcoholic father and set up home in a tiny attic room above a doctor’s surgery, Janice Galloway quickly learned how to keep quiet and stay out of the way.
9781847080882 | Granta Books, September 1, 2008, cover price $19.75

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Catherine Carswell was heir to Glasgow's nineteenth century, its godliness, its realism, its modernity, and its sentimentality. As a well travelled twentieth-century woman, who lived in London from 1910, she visited Italy, Germany, France, and met most of Stalin's cabinet in pre-war Russia. This book presents a vivid account of her life.

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9780859766852 | Ill edition (Birlinn Ltd, March 1, 2007), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Catherine Carswell was heir to Glasgow's nineteenth century, its godliness, its realism, its modernity, and its sentimentality.

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