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Penelope Fitzgerald

Listen: A celebration of Penelope Fitzgerald

On 6 December 2016, English PEN hosted a unique event on the life and literature of Penelope Fitzgerald, chaired by Hermione Lee. Penelope Fitzgerald: a celebration featured reflections from publisher Stuart Proffitt and novelist Michele Roberts, and readings from Fitzgerald’s work by actors Bill Nighy, Diana Quick and Toby Jones. You can listen to the

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Penelope Fitzgerald

Penelope Fitzgerald: a celebration

On the centenary of the novelist Penelope Fitzgerald’s birth, biographer Professor Dame Hermione Lee, novelist Michèle Roberts and publisher Stuart Proffitt will discuss her life and work. With readings by actor Diana Quick. Penelope Fitzgerald was a novelist, biographer, and essayist, and one of the most distinctive voices in British fiction. Three of her novels,

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