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The Bookshop

Author: Penelope Fitzgerald
Publisher: London : 4th Estate, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Soon to be a major motion film, starring Bill Nighy, Emily Mortimer and Patricia Clarkson. In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop -- the only bookshop -- in the seaside town of Hardborough. By making a success of a business so impractical, she invites the hostility of the town's less prosperous shopkeepers. By daring to enlarge her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Political fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Fitzgerald
ISBN: 9780008263027 0008263027
OCLC Number: 1028629699
Notes: Adapted into a motion picture of the same title in 2017.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 156 pages ; 20cm.
Other Titles: Book shop
Responsibility: Penelope Fitzgerald

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Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.  Read more...

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