The Mandelbaum Gate (Library Edition) ePub download
by Muriel Spark
- ISBN: 0786106492
- ISBN13: 978-0786106493
- ePub: 1864 kb | FB2: 1506 kb
- Language: English
- Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.; Unabridged LIBRARY edition (March 1, 1994)
- Rating: 4.4/5
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Part One. 1. Freddy’s Walk. The intensity at the Gate was quite absurd.
Part One. But there at the Gate the precautions and suspicions of the guards were quite absurd.
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The Mandelbaum Gate is a novel written by Scottish author Muriel Spark published in 1965. The title refers to the Mandelbaum Gate in Jerusalem around which the novel is set. In 1965, it won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize that year. In 2012, it was shortlisted for the Best of the James Tait Black. It was included in Anthony Burgess's 1984 book Ninety-Nine Novels: The Best in English since 1939 - A Personal Choice.
Muriel Spark (1918–2006) was a prolific Scottish novelist, short story writer, and poet whose darkly comedic voice made her one of the most distinctive writers of the twentieth century.
Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. Muriel Spark (1918–2006) was a prolific Scottish novelist, short story writer, and poet whose darkly comedic voice made her one of the most distinctive writers of the twentieth century. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961), considered her masterpiece, was made into a stage play, a TV series, and a film. Spark became a Dame of the British Empire in 1993.
The Mandelbaum Gate book. I have taped a BBC4 biography of Muriel Spark and following my reading group discussion this week of this book I will watch it very soon given the this book has as it's heroine a woman who is half Jewish but follows devotedly the catholic faith, mirrors the authors own heritage. The book itself is set in 1961 Jerusalem as Barbara Vaughn arrives in the divided city where her fiancée, archaeologist Harry Clegg is involved in the dig in Jordan for the recently discovered Dead Sea Scrolls.
The Mandelbaum Gate" is Muriel Spark's most personal novel because its half-Jewish heroine, who is a convert to Catholicism, is based on Spark herself. There are numerous insights into the world of Judaism from one who has mostly left it that only readers with a Jewish background can fully appreciate.
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Freddy’s Walk Sometimes, instead of a letter to thank his hostess, Freddy Hamilton would compose a set of formal verses - rondeaux, redoubles, villanelles, rondels or Sicilian octaves - to express. It was part of his modest nature to do this. He always felt he had perhaps been boring during his stay, and it was one’s duty in life to be agreeable.
The Mandelbaum Gate: A Virago Modern Classic - Virago .
The Mandelbaum Gate: A Virago Modern Classic - Virago Modern Classics (Paperback). Muriel Spark (author). An adventure of espionage and abduction, from pilgrimage to flight, The Mandelbaum Gate is one of Spark's most compelling novels, and won the James Tait Memorial Prize Added to basket.
Muriel Spark has been called "our most chillingly comic writer since Evelyn Waugh" by the London Spectator, and the .
Muriel Spark has been called "our most chillingly comic writer since Evelyn Waugh" by the London Spectator, and the New Yorker praised her novel Memento Mori ri (1959) as "flawless. Her fiction is marked by its remarkable diversity, wit, and craftsmanship. The story, in fact, is pure adventure, with the suspense as artfully maintained as anywhere by Graham Greene, but this is only one ingredient.