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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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  • Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
    Moon Tiger (English, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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'. But Claudia's life is entwined with others and she must allow those who knew her, loved her, the chance to speak, to put across their point of view.

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  • Heat Wave by Penelope Lively
    Heat Wave (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Pauline is spending the summer at World's End, a cottage somewhere in the middle of England. This year the adjoining cottage is occupied by her daughter Teresa and baby grandson Luke; and, of course, Maurice, the man Teresa married. As the hot months unfold, Maurice grows ever more involved in the book he is writing.

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  • Family Album by Penelope Lively
    Family Album (English, 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 (English, 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 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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  • Judgment Day by Penelope Lively
    Judgment Day (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    "Judgment Day" takes readers into the life of Clare Paling, who has just moved with her family to Laddenham, a seemingly drowsy village enlivened by sideshows of adultery and gossip. With flawless precision, Lively brings the village and its inhabitants to life as an unpardonable death reminds them all that the world is a very uncertain place.

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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

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

    Look out for Penelope Lively's new book, The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories....

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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 collection of short fiction explores themes of history, family, and diverse relationships, presenting in the title story the experiences of a Mediterranean purple swamp hen living in Quintus Pompeius' villa who narrowly escapes Vesuvius.

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

    The author reflects on the influences that have shaped her literary life, from her early childhood in Cairo and boarding-school education in England to her love for archaeology and the sweeping changes in twentieth-century Great Britain.

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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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  • A House Unlocked by Penelope Lively
    A House Unlocked (English, Paperback) Penelope Lively

    Lively takes readers on a journey of her familial country house in England, purchased by her grandparents in 1923. As her narrative shifts from room, object to object, she paints a moving portrait of an era of rapid change and of the family that changed with the times.

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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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