(TV Series) (novel "Memento Mori" - 1 episode)
(TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
(TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
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Dame Muriel Spark
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[asked about her favorite portrayal of Jean Brodie] There's a different aspect in every one. Anna Massey
and Vanessa Redgrave
were really very good, and Zoe Caldwell
in New York, they were all brilliant in their ways. But Geraldine McEwan
really got the essence of it, probably because she had more time and space in it. She has more scope to express herself.
Her breakthrough came in 1951, when she won the Observer Short Story competition with an African fable with spiritual overtones entitled "The Seraph and the Zambezi". But it was not until 1957 that she published "The Comforters", the first of the novels that, in a very short time, were to make her reputation and her fortune. After this initial success, she returned to Edinburgh in order to write ...