The Finishing School

The Finishing School

Downloadable Audiobook - 2005
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College Sunrise is a vaguely disreputable finishing school in Lausanne, Switzerland. Rowland Mahler and his wife, Nina, run the school as a way to support themselves while he works, somewhat falteringly, on his novel. Into his creative writing class comes seventeen-year-old Chris Wiley, a literary prodigy whose historical novel-in-progress, on Mary Queen of Scots and the murder of her husband Lord Darnley, has already excited the interest of publishers. The inevitable results are keen envy and a game of cat and mouse not free of sexual jealousy and attraction. Nobody writing has a keener instinct than Muriel Spark for hypocrisy, self-delusion, and moral ambiguity, or a more deliciously satirical eye. "The finishing school" is certain to be another Spark landmark.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2005
ISBN: 9780786152971
0786152974
Additional Contributors: May, Nadia

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