This is a review of Penelope Fitzgerald’s biography by the well known Hermione Lee.
But the main reason I am putting it here is that it will tell you about her lovely books,not to mention her unusual life.She was the niece of the Fr Ronald Knox,the famous convert to Catholicism.Her grandfather was an Anglican Bishop.Despite all that plus a first from Oxford she managed to live a life of weird poverty….
- Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life by Hermione Lee (theguardian.com)
- Book of a lifetime: The Blue Flower, By Penelope Fitzgerald (independent.co.uk)
- book lust: penelope fitzgerald by hermione lee (nonsuchbook.typepad.com)
- Book review: Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life By Hermione Lee (independent.co.uk)
- Alan Hollinghurst on the genius of Penelope Fitzgerald (telegraph.co.uk)
- Recent Reading: The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald (intersectinggeodesics.wordpress.com)
- Houseboats (alleppeyhouseboats0.wordpress.com)
- Home of the Week: Taking the helm of a houseboat home (theglobeandmail.com)