Penelope Fitzgerald The Golden Child

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The Golden Child

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‘The Golden Child’, Penelope Fitzgerald’s first work of fiction, is a classically plotted British mystery centred around the arrival of the Golden Child at a London museum.

Far be it for the hapless Waring Smith, junior officer at a prominent London museum, to expect any kind of thanks for his work on the opening of the year’s biggest exhibition – The Golden Child. But when he is nearly strangled to death by a shadowy assailant and packed off to Moscow to negotiate with a mysterious curator, he finds himself at the centre of a sinister web of conspiracy, fraudulent artifacts and murder…

Her first novel and a comic gem, ‘The Golden Child’ is written with the sharp wit and unerring eye for human foibles that mark Penelope Fitzgerald out as a truly inimitable author, and one to be cherished.

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Paperback. Pub Date :2004-12-06 Pages: 192 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK The Golden Child. Penelope Fitzgerald's first work of fiction. is a classically plotted British mystery centred around the arrival of the 'Golden Child' at a London museum.While a new exhibit lures thousands of curious spectators. it also becomes the sinister focus in a web of intrigue and murder.The Golden Child shows how Fitzgerald's distinctive wit and humour and her sense of the absurd were present at the very beginning of her career.It shows. as always. how acutely perceptive of human nature she is. how understanding and how forgiving.It is also. perhaps more than any other of her books. a minor comic masterpiece.

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The Golden Child, Penelope Fitzgerald’s first work of fiction, is a classically plotted British mystery centred around the arrival of the ‘Golden Child’ at a London museum.

While a new exhibit lures thousands of curious spectators, it also becomes the sinister focus in a web of intrigue and murder.

The Golden Child shows how Fitzgerald’s distinctive wit and humour and her sense of the absurd were present at the very beginning of her career. It shows, as always, how acutely perceptive of human nature she is, how understanding and how forgiving. It is also, perhaps more than any other of her books, a minor comic masterpiece.

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The Golden Child, Penelope Fitzgerald, Charles Saumarez Smith, 'The Golden Child', Penelope Fitzgerald's first work of fiction, is a classically plotted British mystery centred around the arrival of the Golden Child at a London museum. Far be it for the hapless Waring Smith, junior officer at a prominent London museum, to expect any kind of thanks for his work on the opening of the year's biggest exhibition - The Golden Child. But when he is nearly strangled to death by a shadowy assailant and packed off to Moscow to negotiate with a mysterious curator, he finds himself at the centre of a sinister web of conspiracy, fraudulent artifacts and murder.Her first novel and a comic gem, 'The Golden Child' is written with the sharp wit and unerring eye for human foibles that mark Penelope Fitzgerald out as a truly inimitable author, and one to be cherished. Bookseller Inventory # B9780006546252

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