Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life
Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life

Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life

  • Publish Date: 2015-10-13
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Hermione Lee
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ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
A Best Book of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times
Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best Biography


Penelope Fitzgerald, one of the most quietly brilliant novelists of the twentieth century, was a great English writer whose career didnt begin until she was nearly sixty.Her life was marked by dramatic twists of fate, moving from a bishops palace to a sinking houseboat to a last, late blaze of renown. Her exquisite novelsshort, spare masterpieceswould go on to win some of the most coveted awards in literature: the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.Now, in an impeccable match of talent between biographer and subject, Hermione Lee gives us this remarkable writers story.

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