The Girls of Slender Means

  • by Muriel Spark
  • Narrated by Juliet Stevenson
  • 3 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Girls of Slender Means is the third Muriel Spark audio release of 2012, following The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and The Complete Short Stories. It is 1945; a time of cultural and political change, and also one of slender means. Spark's evocative and sharply drawn novel focuses on a group of women living together in a hostel in Kensington who face new challenges in uncertain times. The novel is at once dramatic and character-based, and shows Muriel Spark at the height of her literary powers.

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Slender but spirited

If you like Muriel Spark, you will relish this. Read with great precision. A dry delight. Such a distinctive writing style works well as an audio book. Every word matters.
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- marie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-10-2012
  • Publisher: Canongate Books