The Beginning of Spring by Penelope Fitzgerald

Set in Moscow in 1913, the book follows the life of an English printer named Frank Reid whose wife has abruptly left him and their three children. As Frank tries to maintain his printing business and look after his children in the midst of the impending Russian Revolution, he also attempts to understand why his wife left and if she will ever return. The novel is a blend of historical fiction and family drama, exploring themes of change, uncertainty, and cultural differences.

The 7344th greatest book of all time


Published
1988
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
256
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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