Muriel Spark
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The rent book for St Jude's Cottages at Allington Castle, a Carmelite nunnery. Muriel Spark spent time here in 1954 recovering from ill-health, and wrote her first novel, The Comforters, during her convalescence.
[Rent book: copyright of Muriel Spark. Image used with kind permission.]

 
Allington rent book