"We knew him when he was researching Muriel Spark
as part of his PhD, and we knew him when he penned his first novels here in our very reading rooms.
A new musical celebration of the literary legacy of Muriel Spark
will take centre stage in an official [pounds sterling]550,000 showcase of Scottish work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
When Muriel Spark
died, the Spanish newspapers ABC and El Mundo illustrated the news with a Reuters photograph of the novelist when she was awarded the David Cohen Prize, in 1997.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: "Muriel Spark
is one of Scotland's greatest authors and it is fitting that we celebrate the centenary of her birth with this donation to libraries.
The same Wellwynd venue will host a special screening of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie at 2pm next Wednesday, November 21; this year marks the centenary of the birth of the novel's author, Muriel Spark
Actors will give readings of ghostly tales by three of Scotland's best female writers - Muriel Spark
, Kate Clanchy and Muriel Gray.
Writer AlanTaylor will talk about his friendship withThe Prime of Miss Jean Brodie author Muriel Spark
when he is guest speaker at Stirling Literary Society on Monday, September 17 in the Smith Art Gallery and Museum at 7.30pm.
In which 1969 film, based on the novel of the same name by Muriel Spark
, did Maggie Smith play a school teacher?
1969 - The film premiere of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie starring Maggie Smith , above, based on the novel by Edinburgh novelist Muriel Spark
Polygon, an imprint of Scottish independent publisher Birlinn, revealed on Monday that it will republish all 22 of Muriel Spark
's novels to mark the one-hundredth anniversary of her birth on 1 February 1918.
(FYI: My answer would be The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
"Introduction: 'I Don't Know Anything about Freud': Muriel Spark
Meets Contemporary Criticism." Theorizing Muriel Spark
: Gender, Race, Deconstruction.