Loitering With Intent

Spark, Muriel

£8.99

Would-be novelist Fleur Talbot works for the snooty Sir Quentin Oliver at the Autobiographical Association, whose members are at work on their memoirs. When her employer gets his hands on Fleur’s novel-in-progress, mayhem ensues when its scenes begin coming true.

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A funny and clever novel about art and reality and the way they imitate each other, from the author of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. With an introduction by Mark Lawson.

Would-be novelist Fleur Talbot works for the snooty, irascible Sir Quentin Oliver at the Autobiographical Association, whose members are all at work on their memoirs. When her employer gets his hands on Fleur’s novel-in-progress, mayhem ensues as its scenes begin coming true… Spark’s inimitable style make this literary joyride thoroughly appealing.

‘The most gloriously entertaining novel since The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.‘ AN Wilson, Spectator

‘I read this book in a delirium of delight … robust and full-bodied, a wise and mature work, and a brilliantly mischievous one.’ New York Times Book Review

Additional information

Weight 134 g
Dimensions 134 × 201 × 13 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

172

Language

English

Edition

New Edition

Dewey

823.914 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K