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  • Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
    Moon Tiger (Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Claudia Hampton lies dying in hospital. There is Gordon, her adored brother; Jasper, the charming, untrustworthy lover and father of Lisa, her cool, conventional daughter; and Tom, her one great love, both found and lost in wartime Egypt. This novel weaves a mesh of memories, flashbacks and shifting voices, in a story of loss and desire.

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  • Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
    Moon Tiger (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Claudia Hampton - beautiful, famous, independent, dying. But she remains defiant to the last, telling her nurses that she will write a 'history of the world ...and in the process, my own'. And it is her story from a childhood just after the First World War through the Second and beyond.

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  • Ammonites and Leaping Fish by Penelope Lively
    Ammonites and Leaping Fish (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Features meditations on what it is like to be old as well as on how memory shapes us.

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  • How It All Began by Penelope Lively
    How It All Began (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    When... Charlotte is mugged and breaks her hip, her daughter Rose cannot accompany her employer Lord Peters to Manchester, which means his niece Marion has to go instead, which means she sends a text to her lover which is intercepted by his wife, which is ...just the beginning in the ensuing chain of life-altering events.

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  • Family Album by Penelope Lively
    Family Album (Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Allersmead is a big shabby Victorian suburban house. The perfect place to grow up for elegant Sandra, difficult Gina, destructive Paul, considerate Katie, clever Roger and flighty Clare. But was it?

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  • Oleander, Jacaranda by Penelope Lively
    Oleander, Jacaranda (Paperback) Penelope Lively

    An autobiography is about growing up in Egypt. It is also an investigation into childhood perception in which the author uses herself and her memories as an insight into how children see and know. It is a look at Egypt up to, and including, World War II from a small girl's point of view.

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  • A House Unlocked by Penelope Lively
    A House Unlocked (Paperback) Penelope Lively, Harry Brockway

    The only child of divorced parents, the author was often sent to stay at her grandparents' country house Golsoncott. Years later, she began to piece together the lives of those she knew fifty years before. In this title, she delves into the domestic past of her former home, and the contrasts between life today and the way they lived then.

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  • Cleopatra's Sister by Penelope Lively
    Cleopatra's Sister (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    A palaeontologist by choice--and perhaps due to the accidental discovery of a fossil fragment on the north coast of England when he was six years old--Howard Beamish is flying to Nairobi on a professional mission when his plane is forced to land in an imaginary country called Callimbia. On assignment to write a travel piece for Sunday magazine, journalist Lucy Faulkner is on the same flight. What...

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  • A Stitch in Time by Penelope Lively
    A Stitch in Time (Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Maria is always getting lost in the secret world of her imagination... A ghostly mystery and winner of the Whitbread Award,republished in the Collins Modern Classics range.

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  • Pack of Cards by Penelope Lively
    Pack of Cards (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    As she delves into the minutiae of her characters' lives, Lively introduces the reader to slivers of the everyday world that are not always open to observation.

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  • Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 4:: The Whispering Knights by Penelope Lively
    Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 4:: The Whispering Knights (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Word count 17,100 Read at a comfortable level with word count and CEFR level on every cover Illustrations, photos, and diagrams support comprehension Activities build language skills and check understanding Glossaries teach difficult vocabulary Free editable tests for every book Selected Bookworms are available for your tablet or computer through the Oxford Learner's Bookshelf

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  • The Pyramid by William Golding
    The Pyramid (Paperback) William Golding

    Oliver is eighteen and wants to enjoy himself before going to university. But this is the 1920s and he lives in Stilbourne, a small English country town where everyone knows what everyone else is getting up to, and where love, lust and rebellion are closely followed by revenge and embarrassment.

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  • Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
    Moon Tiger (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    The last thoughts of a dying writer are captured in this intelligent novel by Booker Prize-winner Penelope Lively. The moving and poignant story of life as a writer, historian, and mother ends as a saga of unfufilled love.

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  • A Stitch in Time by Penelope Lively
    A Stitch in Time (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Maria is always getting lost in the secret world of her imagination... A ghostly mystery and winner of the Whitbread Award,republished in the Collins Modern Classics range.

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  • Dancing Fish and Ammonites by Penelope Lively
    Dancing Fish and Ammonites (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Rare personal reflections from one of our most talented writers? (The New York Times Book Review)...

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  • Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
    Moon Tiger (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Compelling, moving and eloquent, one of the great novels of the 20th century is brought to the stage for the first time. Winner of the 1987 Booker Prize, Penelope Lively's Moon Tiger is a haunting story of loss and desire.

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  • Oleander, Jacaranda by Penelope Lively
    Oleander, Jacaranda (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    A poignant and bittersweet memoir from the distinguished British fiction writer Penelope Lively,Oleander, Jacaranda evokes the author's unusual childhood growing up English in Egypt during the 1930s and 1940s. Filled with the birds, animals and planets of the Nile landscape that the author knew as a child,Oleander, Jacaranda follows the young Penelope from a visit to a fellaheen village to an...

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  • The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories by Penelope Lively
    The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories (English, Hardback) Penelope Lively

    A glimmering collection of new short fiction from the Booker Prize winner....

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  • The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories by Penelope Lively
    The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    A glimmering collection of new short fiction from the Booker Prize winner....

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  • The Photograph by Penelope Lively
    The Photograph (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Man Booker Prize?winning novelist Penelope Lively's latest masterpiece opens with a snapshot: Kath, before her death, at an unknown gathering, holding hands with a man who is not her husband. The photograph is in an envelope marked ?DON'T OPEN?DESTROY.? But Kath's husband does not heed the warning, embarking on a journey of discovery that reveals a tight web of secrets?within marriages, between...

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