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Penelope Fitzgerald

Penelope FitzgeraldAKA Penelope Knox

Born: 17-Dec-1916
Birthplace: Lincoln, England
Died: 28-Apr-2000
Location of death: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Blue Flower

Father: E. V. Knox (editor of Punch)
Husband: Desmond Fitzgerald (Irish soldier, m. 1941, one son, two daughters)

    University: Somerville College, Oxford University
    Teacher: Italia Conti Academy (1960s)

    Man Booker Prize for Fiction 1979 for Offshore
    National Book Critics Circle Award 1998 for The Blue Flower

Author of books:
Edward Burne-Jones (1975, biography)
The Knox Brothers (1977, biography)
The Golden Child (1977, novel)
The Bookshop (1978, novel)
Offshore (1979, novel)
Human Voices (1980, novel)
At Freddie's (1982, novel)
Charlotte Mew and Her Friends: With a Selection of Her Poems (1984, biography)
Innocence (1986, novel)
The Beginning of Spring (1988, novel)
The Gate of Angels (1990, novel)
The Blue Flower (1995, novel)
The Means of Escape (2000, short stories)

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