Books
Books > His mistress’ voice: a memoir of Muriel Spark

20 December 2017 | by Robin Baird-Smith

His mistress’ voice: a memoir of Muriel Spark


His mistress’ voice: a memoir of Muriel Spark

 

I was Muriel Spark’s publisher for 10 years, and so fell on this book with enthusiasm. Apart from her genius as a novelist, Spark was also a brilliant perpetrator of myth about herself. You either went along with the myth or you were cast into outer darkness – not a happy place to be, as she could summon up venom at the snap of a finger.





Subscriptions

Subscribe to The Tablet from just £19.99 quarterly
3 options available
Subscribe




Share this story

Article List


Post a Comment

You can post as a subscriber user...


User Comments (0)

Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter

Sign Up

Latest Issue
Digital/PDF Version

PDF version (iPad-friendly)

Previous Issues
Tablet Subscription

Manage my subcription here

Manage
Top