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Muriel Spark, the writer who couldn’t abide being edited

November 20, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, journalism, writers, writing.

Muriel Spark, the author of 22 novels including The Prime of Miss Jean Brody, always wanted to be in full control of her writing, and once she achieved a measure of fame and recognition, she got it. She refused to be edited unless she could have the final say in the matter. Just as The Prime of Miss • Read More »

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