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Penelope Fitzgerald : A Life
by 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 didn't begin until she was nearly sixty. Her life was marked by dramatic twists of fate, moving from a bishop's palace to a sinking houseboat to a last, late blaze of renown. Her exquisite novels--short, spare masterpieces--would 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 writer's story.

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Overview

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 didn't begin until she was nearly sixty. Her life was marked by dramatic twists of fate, moving from a bishop's palace to a sinking houseboat to a last, late blaze of renown. Her exquisite novels--short, spare masterpieces--would 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 writer's story.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780804170499
  • ISBN-10: 0804170495
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: October 2015
  • Page Count: 528
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.25 x 1.13 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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