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Muriel Spark • 67 Items / 34 Books, 24 Articles, 9 Poems
The Girls of Slender Means (1963)
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  1. Books
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    Muriel Spark: From Comedy to Disaster and Grace (Review)
    The Girls of Slender Means, by Muriel Spark
    1. The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
    Commonweal, October 11, 1963, p. 80
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    A Novel to (of all things) Enjoy (Review)
    The Girls of Slender Means, by Muriel Spark
    1. The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
    National Review, October 22, 1963, p. 359
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    Books: Between a Wedding and a Funeral (Review)
    The Girls of Slender Means, by Muriel Spark
    1. The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
    The New Yorker, September 14, 1963, pp. 192-193
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    Literary Horizons (Review)
    Life Began in the Forties
    1. The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
    The Saturday Review, September 14, 1963, p. 33
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    Too Many Voices (2 Reviews)
    The Girls of Slender Means, by Muriel Spark
    1. The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
    2. Seven Days of Mourning by L.S. Simckes
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1964, pp. 471-476
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    Three Women (3 Reviews)
    The Group, by Mary McCarthy
    1. The Group by Mary McCarthy
    2. The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
    3. The Unicorn by Iris Murdoch
    Encounter, December 1963, pp. 78-82
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (4 Reviews)
    The Peripatetic Reviewer
    1. Fishing for Fun--And to Wash Your Soul by Herbert Hoover
    2. The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
    3. Life with Ionides by Margaret Lane
    4. A Significant Experience by Gwyn Griffin
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1963, pp. 146-149
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    Books in Brief (7 Reviews)
    A Kind of Magic, by Edna Ferber
    1. A Kind of Magic by Edna Ferber
    2. The Early Years of Alec Waugh by Alec Waugh
    3. The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer by Robert Frost
    4. When All Is Said and Done by Rose Franken
    5. My Brother Bill by John Faulkner
    6. The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
    7. On Her Majesty's Secret Service by Ian Fleming
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1963, pp. 133-137
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    The Newness of the Novel (16 Reviews)
    The Devil to Pay in the Backlands, by Joao Guimaraes Rosa
    1. The Devil to Pay in the Backlands by Joao Guimaraes Rosa
    2. Montenegro by Milovan Djilas
    3. The Stone Bridal Bed by Harry Mulisch
    4. The Collector by John Fowles
    5. Glide Path by Arthur C. Clarke
    6. The Old Masters by Thomas Baird
    7. The Group by Mary McCarthy
    8. The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
    9. The Garden by Yves Berger
    10. The Benefactor by Susan Sontag
    11. Cause for Wonder by Wright Morris
    12. The Maniac Responsible by Robert Gover
    13. Idiots First by Bernard Malamud
    14. The Journey and the Pity by Pawel Mayewski
    15. Seconds by David Ely
    16. Confusions by Jack B. Ludwig
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1963, pp. 601-609