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[Download] ✤ The Blue Flower By Penelope Fitzgerald – Nuiun.de The 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 studThe 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 Fri.

Tz seeks his father’s permission to wed his “heart's heart” his “spirit's guide”—a plain simple child named Sophie von Kühn It is an attachment that shocks his family and friends Their brilliant young Fritz betrothed to a twelve year old dullard? How can this be.

blue mobile flower book The Blue epub The Blue Flower PDFTz seeks his father’s permission to wed his “heart's heart” his “spirit's guide”—a plain simple child named Sophie von Kühn It is an attachment that shocks his family and friends Their brilliant young Fritz betrothed to a twelve year old dullard? How can this be.

10 thoughts on “The Blue Flower

  1. Cecily Cecily says:

    PDF The Blue Flower PDF Ï The Blue Kindle - Ç nuiun.de Ç blue mobile, flower book, The Blue epub, The Blue Flower PDFOh dear Awful Just awful Even so 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 baffledThe 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 rea


  2. Jan-Maat Jan-Maat says:

    PDF The Blue Flower PDF Ï The Blue Kindle - Ç nuiun.de Ç blue mobile, flower book, The Blue epub, The 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 sonatas early Beethoven and here and there something by one of Old Bach's many musical sons Am I too biased by the memory of a pizza eaten at Jena waiting for a train one hot summer's day many year's ago without a doubt So in my case the place and time of the setting and the intellectual firmament of the characters overlap and this gives me some happiness It is the end of the Enlightenment and the shattering of the Ancien Regime at least in mainland Europe that provides the inte


  3. Alexandra Turney Alexandra Turney says:

    PDF The Blue Flower PDF Ï The Blue Kindle - Ç nuiun.de Ç blue mobile, flower book, The Blue epub, The 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 ualities are slightly obvious It's beautifully written understated and perhaps touching than you would expect Fitzgerald never demands that you like her characters and there's no sentimentality but you care about the von Hardenburgs and Sophie anyway because they're so strangely endearing How can you read this book and not want the Bernhard as your younger brother?If you approach it like a conventional novel then you'll probably be disappointed because the pace of the narrative is uite unusual and occasionally the focus seems odd most novelists would struggle to keep the reader's interest with chapters on salt mining But somehow it works The descript


  4. Laura Laura says:

    PDF The Blue Flower PDF Ï The Blue Kindle - Ç nuiun.de Ç blue mobile, flower book, The Blue epub, The 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 includedThis is clearly an historical fiction no


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

    PDF The Blue Flower PDF Ï The Blue Kindle - Ç nuiun.de Ç blue mobile, flower book, The Blue epub, The Blue Flower PDF35 starsThis 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 independent minded youngest brother The father makes his appearance a little bit later; a born again Christian or the euivalent in 18th century Germany and a member of the nobility but without funds or connections von Hardenberg rules the household with an iron fist but though not much loved he is not


  6. Teresa Teresa says:

    PDF The Blue Flower PDF Ï The Blue Kindle - Ç nuiun.de Ç blue mobile, flower book, The Blue epub, The 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 Both writers use the frame of the life of a real person to hang their themes on; though the characterization usually through thought is vivid Plot is not foremost though the details of The Blue Flower are accurate as far as I can tell; the research had to be extensive and is worn lightly Due to its style I felt a distance which may be intentional The style is different from The Bookshop the only other Fitzgerald novel I've read so far except in that her humor is te


  7. Sam Quixote Sam Quixote says:

    PDF The Blue Flower PDF Ï The Blue Kindle - Ç nuiun.de Ç blue mobile, flower book, The Blue epub, The 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


  8. Gumble& Gumble& says:

    PDF The Blue Flower PDF Ï The Blue Kindle - Ç nuiun.de Ç blue mobile, flower book, The Blue epub, The Blue Flower PDFMy thanks to Jonathan for pointing out a rather superior literary treatment of blue flowershttpsawoiafwesterosorgindexphpI read this book as part of the 2019 Mookse Madness Tournament and also from intrigue – Penelope Fitzgerald perhaps appropriately for an author


  9. Libby Libby says:

    PDF The Blue Flower PDF Ï The Blue Kindle - Ç nuiun.de Ç blue mobile, flower book, The Blue epub, The 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 fiance


  10. Petra-Eggs Sunny Side Up Petra-Eggs Sunny Side Up says:

    PDF The Blue Flower PDF Ï The Blue Kindle - Ç nuiun.de Ç blue mobile, flower book, The Blue epub, The Blue Flower PDFThis was an overgrown novella I think that actually Dostoevsky would have done this theme justice 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


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