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The Girls of Slender Means

(1963)
A novel by

 
 
This is London 1945, when all nice people are poor. Muriel Spark sets us down among the girls of good family but slender means as they fight it out, from their Kensington hostel to the last clothing coupon until this charmingly light-hearted period in their lives descends into horror and tragedy.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

February 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Girls of Slender Means (The Collected Muriel Spark Novels)
Author(s): Muriel Spark, Rosemary Goring
ISBN: 1-84697-431-3 / 978-1-84697-431-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
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March 1990 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Girls Of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-333-53593-6 / 978-0-333-53593-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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January 1986 : UK Hardback
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Title: Girls of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 1-85089-053-6 / 978-1-85089-053-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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November 1970 : USA Hardback
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Title: Girls of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-394-42637-1 / 978-0-394-42637-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Inc
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December 1963 : UK Hardback
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Title: Girls of Slender Means, The
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-333-06704-5 / 978-0-333-06704-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Paperback Editions

June 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Girls Of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-241-98912-4 / 978-0-241-98912-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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March 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Girls Of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-14-104169-2 / 978-0-14-104169-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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November 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Girls Of Slender Means (Penguin Craft)
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-241-96306-0 / 978-0-241-96306-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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June 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Girls Of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-241-96399-0 / 978-0-241-96399-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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March 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Girls of Slender Means (New Directions Classic)
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-8112-1379-X / 978-0-8112-1379-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Directions
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March 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Girls of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-380-70937-6 / 978-0-380-70937-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
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November 1982 : USA Paperback
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Title: Girls Slender Meanspa
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-399-50659-4 / 978-0-399-50659-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perigee Trade
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January 1966 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Girls Of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-14-002426-3 / 978-0-14-002426-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Audio Editions

February 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Girls of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 1-4332-2016-4 / 978-1-4332-2016-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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January 2013 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Girls of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 1-4712-2609-3 / 978-1-4712-2609-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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October 2012 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Girls of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 0-85786-574-9 / 978-0-85786-574-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd.
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October 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Girls of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
Publisher: Canongate Books
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September 2008 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Girls of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 1-4332-2013-X / 978-1-4332-2013-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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September 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Girls of Slender Means (Library Edition)
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 1-4332-2014-8 / 978-1-4332-2014-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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September 2008 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Girls of Slender Means
Author(s): Muriel Spark
ISBN: 1-4332-2017-2 / 978-1-4332-2017-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

April 1998 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Girls of Slender Means (New Directions Classic)
Author(s): Muriel Spark
Publisher: New Directions
Availability: Amazon