Against polite but ruthless opposition, a bookshop opens | Audiobook extract from Penelope Fitzgerald’s THE BOOKSHOP.

• Dec 16, 2016 • Tags: , ,

Tomorrow, December 17th, marks the centenary of Penelope Fitzgerald, author of The Blue Flower, the Booker Prize-winning Offshore and many more novels and essays that set her firmly as one of the best British writers of the 20th century. It seemed only appropriate celebrate the anniversary by indulging an audio extract from her Booker Prize shortlisted The Bookshop. Be sure to also check out David Nicholl’s RE4DING of the opening chapter (yes, you read that right).

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The BookshopAudio extract from The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald, also available in paperback and eBook. Introduction by David Nicholls, Read by Eve Karpf. Originally published in 1978.

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