This is the rambling story of Miss Brodie, who is a teacher of girls in the 1930’s. The whole of the book is spent bopping from 1 subject to the next and from 1 time frame to the next. It was very similar to carrying on a convoluted one-way conversation. You know the ones, where […]
I was looking forward to reading this book as it is very famous, a classic, hasn’t everyone heard of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie? Sadly, I didn’t like it at all; Miss Jean Brodie was a very amoral character and her girls were at a vulnerable age. Weirdly, it seems like Miss Jean Brodie […]
Surprisingly, the sex jokes are the downfall of this work. There are so many, but since they’re from the sixteenth century, you initially don’t understand them. And when you do, it’s just not funny anymore. Also, the characters often speak in lengthy prose passages that can be challenging. Source: Goodreads, Rebecca.