The Public Image

The Public Image

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Actress Annabel Christopher's glamorous public image must be maintained at all costs for the paparazzi and her adoring fans. But all is not well

beneath the carefully constructed facade of her marriage and husband Frederick is sick of it. He decides to take his revenge . . . A sharp look

at celebrity culture that's even more relevant now than at the time of its first publication.

This is one of the 22 novels written by Muriel Spark in her lifetime. All are being published by Polygon in hardback Centenary Editions between

November 2017 and September 2018.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 140 x 205 x 15mm | 253g
  • Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Centenary Edition
  • 184697433X
  • 9781846974335
  • 691,627

About Muriel Spark

Muriel Spark was born in Edinburgh in 1918. A poet, essayist, biographer and novelist, she won much international praise, including being twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize. The Times placed her eighth in its list of the Fifty Greatest British Writers Since 1945. She died in Tuscany in 2006.

Lucy Ellmann was born in Illinois in 1956. Her first book Sweet Desserts (1988), a semi-autobiographical account of two American girls in England, won the Guardian fiction prize. She has also written for the Guardian, the Independent, the Telegraph, the New York Times and other newspapers.
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