The Blue FlowerBook - 1997
In eighteenth-century Germany, the impetuous student of philosophy who will later gain fame as the Romantic poet Novalis seeks his father's permission to wed his true philosophy -- a plain, simple child named Sophie. The attachment shocks his family and friends. This brilliant young man, betrothed to a twelve-year-old dullard! How can it be? A literary sensation and a bestseller in England and the United States, The Blue Flower was one of eleven books- and the only paperback- chosen as an Editor's Choice by the New York Times Book Review. The 1997 National Book Critics Circle Award Winner in Fiction.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, , c1995.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Branch Call Number: FICTION Fitzgera Penelope
Characteristics: 225 p. ;,21 cm.