The golden child by Penelope Fitzgerald

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Published by Scribner in New York .

Written in English

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  • Africa,
  • London (England)


  • Museum curators -- Fiction,
  • Museums -- Fiction,
  • Africa -- Antiquities -- Fiction,
  • London (England) -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementPenelope Fitzgerald.
LC ClassificationsPZ4.F555 Go 1977b, PR6056.I86 Go 1977b
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4572805M
ISBN 100684156458
LC Control Number77093900

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Maybe it was the unusual setting, rural Trinidad, or the stylesparse, muscular prose. My point is, I knew from page one this book was special and that I wasnt reading some humdrum sibling rivalry :// Penelope Fitzgerald's novel, The Golden Child, combines a deft comedy of manners with a classic mystery set in London's most refined institution—the the glittering treasure of ancient Garamantia, the golden child, is delivered to the museum, a web of intrigue tightens around its personnel, especially the hapless museum officer Waring  › Books › Mystery, Thriller & Suspense › Mystery.

The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Adam, Claire. Golden Child. New York: SJP for Hogarth, The novel takes place in a somewhat rural village near the city of Port of Spain, Trinidad.

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