Questions tagged [penelope-fitzgerald]

Penelope Fitzgerald (17 December 1916 - 28 April 2000) was a British novelist, poet, essayist, and biographer.

4
votes
1answer
69 views

In Penelope Fitzgerald’s short story The Prescription, significance of “Knowledge is good, but what is the use of knowledge without honesty?”

In Penelope Fitzgerald’s short story The Prescription (1982), Dr. Mehmet Bey almost kills his 14-year-old apprentice, Alecco, by forcing him to drink a poisoned prescription after discovering the boy ...