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The Blue Flower By Penelope Fitzgerald

The Blue Flower
by Penelope Fitzgerald

From the Booker Prize-winning author of `Offshore' comes this unusual romance between the poet Novalis and his fiancee Sophie, newly introduced by Candia McWilliam.

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The Blue Flower Summary


From the Booker Prize-winning author of `Offshore' comes this unusual romance between the poet Novalis and his fiancee Sophie, newly introduced by Candia McWilliam. The year is 1794 and Fritz, passionate, idealistic and brilliant, is seeking his father's permission to announce his engagement to his heart's desire: twelve-year-old Sophie. His astounded family and friends are amused and disturbed by his betrothal. What can he be thinking? Tracing the dramatic early years of the young German who was to become the great romantic poet and philosopher Novalis, `The Blue Flower' is a masterpiece of invention, evoking the past with a reality that we can almost feel.

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GOR000936456
The Blue Flower
Penelope Fitzgerald
Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1996-05-24
320
0006550193
9780006550198
N/A
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