The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Summary
Muriel Spark

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Summary

In her 1961 novel, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Muriel Spark brings to life an eccentric, egocentric, and charming teacher in a private Edinburgh school during the 1930s. Miss Brodie's six students, known collectively as "the Brodie set," move through the grades. Miss Brodie sabotages school curriculum as she grandstands her own passions, both personal and academic. She colludes with her students regarding her status in the school and trouble she has with the...

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