Penelope Fitzgerald

Penelope Fitzgerald

December 17, 1916 – April 28, 2000

Penelope Fitzgerald (17 December 1916 – 28 April 2000) was an English Booker Prize-winning novelist, poet, essayist and biographer. In 2008, The Times included her in a list of "the 50 greatest British writers since 1945". In 2012, The Observer named her final novel, The Blue Flower one of "the ten best historical novels".