The Book Shop Summary
Penelope Fitzgerald

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The Book Shop Summary

The Bookshop tells the story of the Old House Bookshop, Hardborough, East Anglia.

The Old House was a 500 year old house left derelict for years before widow Florence Green considers investing her inheritance in 1959 to buy it and renovate it into a bookstore for inhabitants of the seaside town.

Change comes slowly to places like Hardborough, and something as ambitious as a woman starting a business sets tongues wagging and minds racing. As soon as...

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