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The Blue Flower Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDFThe Blue Flower is set in the age of Goethe, in the small towns and great universities of late eighteenth century Germany It tells the true story of Friedrich von Hardenberg, a passionate, impetuous student of philosophy who will later gain fame as the Romantic poet Novalis Fritz seeks his father s permission to wed his heart s heart, his spirit s guide a plain, simple child named Sophie von K hn It is an attachment that shocks his family and friends Their brilliant young Fritz, betrothed to a twelve year old dullard How can this The Blue Epub / be The irrationality of love, the transfiguration of the commonplace, the clarity of purpose that comes with knowing one s own fate these are the themes of this beguiling novel, themes treated with a mix of wit, grace, and mischievous humor unique to the art of Penelope Fitzgerald.

  • Paperback
  • 282
  • The Blue Flower
  • Penelope Fitzgerald
  • English
  • 10 May 2019
  • 0544359453

About the Author: Penelope Fitzgerald

Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDFPenelope Fitzgerald was an English novelist, poet, essayist and biographer In , The Times included her in a list of The greatest British writers since In , The Observer named her final novel, The Blue Flower, as one of the ten best historical novels Fitzgerald was the author of nine novels Her novel Offshore was the winner of the Booker Prize A further three novels The Bookshop, The Beginning of Spring and The Gate of Angels also made the shortlistShe was educated at Wycombe Abbey and Somerville College, Oxford university, from which she graduated The Blue Epub / in with a congratulatory FirstShe was the granddaughter of Edward Lee Hicks.



10 thoughts on “The Blue Flower

  1. Cecily Cecily says:

    Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDFOh dear Awful Just awful Evenso, given how much I adored my first Penelope Fitzgerald last summer, Offshore see my review HERE and that AS Byatt called this a masterpiece I m baffled.The prose is plodding even though it s portraying a poet short, banal sentence, after short banal sentence I found the characters, setting and plot hard to imagine, care about or believe in even though it s based on real life I forced myself to finish it, thinking there must be something worthwh Oh dear Awful Just

  2. Jan-Maat Jan-Maat says:

    Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDFThis is my favourite of the three Fitzgerald novels that I ve read In common with Gate of Angels and The Beginning of Spring a wealth of research has gone into this novel Our reasons for liking a novel are often subjective and completely unreasonable And I do love this novel which for me has the sound feeling of an early piano playing Mozart

  3. Alexandra Turney Alexandra Turney says:

    Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDFA gorgeous, elliptical book, which I was drawn to by its subject eighteenth century German philosopher and poet becomes obsessed with unattractive twelve year old girl I fell in love with The Blue Flower just like Fritz later known as Novalis did with Sophie, only the book s positive qualities are slightlyobvi

  4. Laura Laura says:

    Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDFI ve had this on my Currently Reading shelf for ever and ever I think I was put off by the late 18th century setting and the focus on the poet, Novalis neither of which are my interest areas, but I ve read 5 or 6 of Fitzgerald s now and each and every one is Brilliant this one inc

  5. Vicky "phenkos" Vicky "phenkos" says:

    Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDF3.5 stars.This is my third Penelope Fitzgerald The focus of the book is the early life of Fritz von Hardenberg better known as the German Romantic poet Novalis and especially his infatuation for 12 year old Sophie whom he meets during an official visit he pays as apprentice engineer to the household of her stepfather, von Rochenthien The book begins by offering us a closer look at the Hardenberg family the weak and easily distracted mother, the capable elder sister, the boisterous, indepe 3.5 stars.This is my third Penelope Fitzgerald The focus of the book is the early life of Fritz von Hardenberg better known as the German Romantic poet Novalis and especially his infatuation for 12 year old Sophie whom he meets during an official visit he pays as apprentice engineer to the hou

  6. Teresa Teresa says:

    Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDFI feel The Blue Flower, similar to the historical half of Ali Smith s How to Be Both, isn t and wasn t intended to be so called historical fiction

  7. Sam Quixote Sam Quixote says:

    Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDFThe Blue Flower is another of the books my dear old dad got me at Christmas and, like the other one I read, What a Life by JB Priestley, it is a stone cold turkey I m not sure what my pa asked for when he went into the bookstore, but I m pretty sure it was I want to bore my son like he s never been bored before what books do you suggest The novel looks at the short life of Novalis, an obscure late 18th century German Romantic philosopher poet and his relationship with his 14 year old betro The Blue Flower is another of the books my dear old dad got me at Christmas and, like the other one I read, What a Life by JB Priestley, it is a stone cold turkey I m not su

  8. Petra-X Petra-X says:

    Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDFThis was an overgrown novella I think that actually Dostoevsky would have done this themejustice as it reminds me of The Idiot in some ways the girl s innocence and faux maturity perhaps Thing is if I am going to read about some man s infatuation can t really call it love, can you for a 12 year old girl, which is pedophilia of thought if not action, I want that aspect of it explored Obviously I wasn t going to get the depth of Nabokov with his distasefully wonderful Lolita but this This was an overgrown novella I think that actually Dostoevsky would have done this themejustice as it reminds me of The Idiot in some ways the girl s innocence and fau

  9. Gumble& Gumble& says:

    Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDFMy thanks to Jonathan for pointing out a rather superior literary treatment of blue flowershttps awoiaf.westeros.org index.phpI read this book as part of the 2019 Mookse Madness Tournament and also from intrigue Penelope Fitzgerald perhaps appropriately for an author who only began her literary career at 58 is an author I only discovered at 48 an

  10. Libby Libby says:

    Paperback ç The Blue Flower PDF Ü The Blue Epub / blue pdf, flower kindle, The Blue book, The Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower PDFThis is a strange and beautiful short novel, which revolves around the young poet Friedrich Von Hardenberg s the 18th century German poet Novalis inexplicable love for the somewhat slow, not particularly lovely 12 year old Sophie Von Kuhn, who would become his fiancee The novel s genius lies in its complete lack of interest in explaining examining the WHY of Hardenberg s love This is not a love story or a romance It is an observation of the sort of ineffable human forces that produce not on This is a strange and beautiful short novel, which revolves around the young poet Friedrich Von Hardenberg s the 18th century German poet Novalis inexplicable love for the somewhat slow, not particularly lovely 12 year old Sophie Von Kuhn, who would become his fiancee The novel s genius lies in its complete lack of interest in explaining examining the WHY of Ha

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