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Publisher Comments:

Driven to distraction by an office job, she leaves everything and flies south on holiday—in search of passionate adventure, the obsessional experience and sex. Infinity and eternity attend Lise's last terrible day in the unnamed southern city that is her final destination.

Synopsis:

Lise leaves her home in northern Europe for a holiday, but it is not rest and relaxation that she is looking for...

Synopsis:

'I aim to startle as well as please, ' Muriel Spark once said, and in The Driver's Seat (1970), her aim is all too true. Her most unnerving novel, this is a book to make the flesh creep.

About the Author

Muriel Spark (1918-2006) is the author of dozens of novels including The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Memento Mori, A Far Cry from Kensington, The Girls of Slender Means, The Ballad of Peckham Rye, The Driver's Seat, Not to Disturb, and many more. She became Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1993.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811212717
Author:
Spark, Muriel
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Murder
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Murder -- Italy -- Fiction.
Subject:
Italy Fiction.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Reprint
Series:
The New Directions Bibelots
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
19940531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
106
Dimensions:
7 x 4.8 x 0.3 in 0.225 lb

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z

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"Synopsis" by , Lise leaves her home in northern Europe for a holiday, but it is not rest and relaxation that she is looking for...
"Synopsis" by , 'I aim to startle as well as please, ' Muriel Spark once said, and in The Driver's Seat (1970), her aim is all too true. Her most unnerving novel, this is a book to make the flesh creep.
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