Innocence

Paperback | January 1, 1988

byPenelope Fitzgerald

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Innocence is set in the 1950s, when Italy was picking up the pieces after the war. Chiara Ridolfi is the guileless daughter of a decrepit Italian family. Barney is her practical English girlfriend, who can sum up a man, she says, in one firm hand-grip. Salvatore is a penniless doctor from the south, who thinks he is proof against politics, social conscience and tenderness. Chiara's cousin, Cesare, says very little, which gives him time to think.. Reissued with a beautiful new jacket, as part of our revitalisation of Fitzgerald's entire backlist.. In keeping with series style of the reissues, this will look extremely beautiful and collectable.

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Innocence is set in the 1950s, when Italy was picking up the pieces after the war. Chiara Ridolfi is the guileless daughter of a decrepit Italian family. Barney is her practical English girlfriend, who can sum up a man, she says, in one firm hand-grip. Salvatore is a penniless doctor from the south, who thinks he is proof against polit...

Penelope Fitzgerald was one of the most elegant and distinctive voices in British fiction. Three of her novels, The Bookshop, The Beginning of Spring and The Gate of Angels, have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She won the Prize in 1979 for Offshore. Her last novel, The Blue Flower, was the most admired novel of 1995, chosen no ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.88 × 5.13 × 1.05 inPublished:January 1, 1988Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)

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ISBN - 10:0006542379

ISBN - 13:9780006542377

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