The Gentile Jewess: Muriel Spark at 100 On April 17, 2018 By SarahIn Book Review, Israel, Religion, Yom Yerushalayim, ZionismLeave a comment “Am I Gentile? Am I a Jewess? Both and neither. What am I? I am what I am.” Read more about the great Scottish novelist Muriel Spark’s Jewish identity and her Jerusalem-based novel Mandelbaum Gate in the Jewish Review of Books.