Penelope Fitzgerald

Nationality

British

Description

Penelope Fitzgerald (17 December 1916 – 28 April 2000) was an English Booker Prize-winning novelist, poet, essayist and biographer. In 2008, The Times included her in a list of "the 50 greatest British writers since 1945". In 2012, The Observer named her final novel, The Blue Flower one of "the ten best historical novels".

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Gender

Female

The best books of all time by Penelope Fitzgerald

  1. 610 . The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald

    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 c...

  2. 2144 . Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald

    Offshore (1979) is a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. It won the Booker Prize for that year. It recalls her time spent on boats in Battersea by the Thames. The novel centralizes around the idea of lim...

  3. 2575 . The Beginning of Spring by Penelope Fitzgerald

    The Beginning of Spring is a novel by British author Penelope Fitzgerald. Set in Moscow in 1913, it tells the story of a Moscow-born son of a British emigre manufacturer whose Britain-born wife has...