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The Blue Flower
One of the most admired of all Penelope Fitzgerald's books, The Blue Flower was chosen as Book of the Year more than any other in 1995. Her final book, it confirmed her reputation as one of the finest novelists of the century....
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/08/1996
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We know that our guest editors often share their personal favourites with us, but some of these titles come up again and again.
So, we have put them all into one easy list for you to enjoy. If books were football players, this is the team that would win the World Cup!