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The Abbess of Crewe by Muriel Spark, Ali Smith
  

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The Abbess of Crewe, Muriel Spark's thirteenth novel, was first published in 1974.

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Synopsis

The Abbess of Crewe by Muriel Spark, Ali Smith

It is time to elect a new abbess at the Convent of Crewe. There are two contenders: nuns Alexandra and Felicity. Alexandra is busy bugging the convent while Felicity calls the police when her love letters (to a young Jesuit priest) are stolen. A brilliant laugh-out-loud satire on the Watergate scandal. This is one of the 22 novels written by Muriel Spark in her lifetime. All are being published by Polygon in hardback Centenary Editions between November 2017 and September 2018.

About the Author

Muriel Spark was born in Edinburgh in 1918. A poet, essayist, biographer and novelist, she won much international praise, including being twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize. The Times placed her eighth in its list of the Fifty Greatest British Writers Since 1945. She died in Tuscany in 2006. Ali Smith was born in Inverness in 1962. She studied at the University of Aberdeen and Newham College, Cambridge. Her first book, Free Love and Other Stories (1995) won the Saltire First Book of the Year award and a Scottish Arts Council Book Award. Her novel Autumn was shortlisted for the 2017 Man Booker. She lives in Cambridge.

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Book Info

Publication date

7th June 2018

Author

Muriel Spark, Ali Smith

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Publisher

Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited an imprint of Birlinn General

Format

Hardback
108 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Muriel Spark 100

Crime & mystery
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Humour

ISBN

9781846974373

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