The Finishing School is yet another in that string. Honestly, I'm not sure that Muriel Spark is for me. I kind of remember liking The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie but I read it many years ago so I can't honestly say. I still have it around and have considered a re-read but just haven't gotten around to it. When I read Memento Mori two years ago, I thought there were moments of wit and intelligence but wasn't in love with it. And then this one rubbed me the wrong way from start to finish. I didn't care for any of the characters, the plot was a bit scattered and some of the "issues" seemed contrived and/or half-hearted.
I think this may be my last attempt at reading Muriel Spark -- unless someone convinces me that there is just one more book I need to try to give her a fair shake. Any suggestions or is it time for me to move on?
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