The Blue Flower by Penelope FitzgeraldThe Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald

The Blue Flower

byPenelope Fitzgerald

Paperback | April 15, 1997

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In eighteenth-century Germany, the impetuous student of philosophy who will later gain fame as the Romantic poet Novalis seeks his father's permission to wed his true philosophy -- a plain, simple child named Sophie. The attachment shocks his family and friends. This brilliant young man, betrothed to a twelve-year-old dullard! How can it be? A literary sensation and a bestseller in England and the United States, The Blue Flower was one of eleven books- and the only paperback- chosen as an Editor's Choice by the New York Times Book Review. The 1997 National Book Critics Circle Award Winner in Fiction.
In 1997 Penelope Fitzgerald's novel The Blue Flower was named one of the New York Times Book Review's eleven Best Books of the Year. Winner of the 1979 Booker Prize for Offshore, Fitzgerald was also short-listed for the Booker for The Bookshop. The Beginning of Spring, and The Gate of Angels. Penelope Fitzgerald lives in England.
Title:The Blue FlowerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.34 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:April 15, 1997Publisher:Mariner BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395859972

ISBN - 13:9780395859971

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