"Long ago in 1945 all the nice people in England were poor, allowing for exceptions": First Edition of Muriel Spark's The Girls of Slender Means; Signed by Her
The Girls of Slender Means.
Item Number: 59076
London: Macmillan, 1963.
First edition of Spark’s novella, which follows female inhabitants of London’s May of Teak Club in the summer of 1945. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Muriel Spark on the title page. Very good in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing. Jacket design by H. Cowdell.
Chosen by Anthony Burgess as one of the Best Modern Novels in the Sunday Times of London, The Girls of Slender Means is a taut and eerily perfect novel by an author The New York Times has called "one of this century's finest creators of comic-metaphysical entertainment."