This Is Why I Love Muriel Spark

From The Ballad of Peckham Rye

“Wilt thou have this woman to thy wedded wife?”

“No,” Humphrey said, “to be quite frank I won’t.”

He got to his feet and walked straight up the aisle. The guests in the pews rustled as if they were all women.

This kind of description is typical of her unique style. She’s so much fun to read.

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