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Book launch: ‘The Crooked Dividend: Essays on Muriel Spark’, ed. by Gerard Carruthers and Helen Stoddart

March 17 @ 5:00 pm 6:00 pm

Join us to celebrate the launch of The Crooked Dividend, a collection of essays from Spark scholars and experts, proceeding from the 2018 Muriel Spark International Symposium. Hear from co-editor Dr Helen Stoddart on the fresh insights into the life and work of Muriel Spark (1918–2006) revealed in the collection. Professor Colin Kidd delves into Spark’s satirical approach in his presentation ‘All the Abbess’s Nuns: Muriel Spark and the Idioms of Watergate’. Find out about up-to-date research from Steven Harvie, currently writing his PhD thesis ‘Archiving Muriel Spark’, and from Colin McIlroy on the Library’s Spark archive and its place in this collection.

Free online

National Library of Scotland