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Publisher Description

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.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1997
April 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
240
Pages
PUBLISHER
HMH Books
SELLER
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
SIZE
937.3
KB

Customer Reviews

Carrie Onn ,

What?

This is not my kind of book. There are passages sprinkled through it that are so witty, I thought for a few pages it was satire. Then, the wry reports of how things were in various German households seemed to be leading to some consclusion.

I was mistaken.

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