Penelope Fitzgerald : a life / Hermione Lee.
Publication year: 2013
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2013.
ISBN: 9780701184957 (hbk.) :
Penelope Fitzgerald (1916-2000) was a great English writer, who would never have described herself in such grand terms. Her novels were short, spare masterpieces, self-concealing, oblique and subtle. Loved and admired, and increasingly recognised as one of the outstanding novelists of her time, she remains, also, mysterious and intriguing. This biography - by a biographer whom Fitzgerald herself admired - pursues her life, her writing, and her secret self, with fascinated interest.
xix, 508 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm
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