The Blue Flower

The Blue Flower

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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.

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  • Paperback | 225 pages
  • 137.16 x 220.98 x 15.24mm | 340.19g
  • 28 Jul 1997
  • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
  • Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • Boston
  • English
  • Us ed.
  • 0395859972
  • 9780395859971
  • 144,933

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