Muriel Spark Reading Week … is here

 

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I have Muriel Spark’s “The Only Problem” (first published 1984) on my TBR mountain so this seems a good time to ascend this slim volume.

On the second page, a character with my name appears so I will take that as a good omen.

Character No.1, Harvey Gotham has a theory that I find somewhat disconcerting:

 

          … people have an effect on the natural greenery around them regardless of whether they lay their hands

          on it or not; some people, he would remark, induce fertility in their environment and some the desert,

          simply by psychic force.

 

 

Others joining in with Muriel Spark Week are:

 

Simon (the instigator)

Harriet

Thomas

 

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2 Responses to “Muriel Spark Reading Week … is here”

  1. Simon T Says:

    This is one of the ones I’ve read recently – I look forward to comparing views!


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