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Description - A Far Cry from Kensington by Muriel Spark

With a cover design by Lucienne Day When Mrs Hawkins tells Hector Bartlett he is a 'pisseur de copie', that he 'urinates frightful prose', little does she realise the repercussions. Holding that 'no life can be carried on satisfactorily unless people are honest' Mrs Hawkins refuses to retract her judgement, and as a consequence, loses not one, but two much-sought-after jobs in publishing. Now, years older, successful, and happily a far cry from Kensington, she looks back over the dark days that followed, in which she was embroiled in a mystery involving anonymous letters, quack remedies, blackmail and suicide.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844085279
ISBN-10: 1844085279
Format: Hardback
(198mm x 126mm x 15mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Muriel Spark

Born in Edinburgh, Muriel Spark was internationally famous and received the Italia Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the FNAC Prix Etranger and the Saltire Prize, among many others. She was elected an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1978 and to L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France in 1988. She died in April 2006.

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