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A Stitch in Time
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A Stitch in Time

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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Metamorphosis: Selected Stories
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Metamorphosis: Selected Stories

Penelope Lively

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The Song of the Lark
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The Song of the Lark

Willa Cather, Penelope Lively

The second novel in Willa Cather's Great Plains trilogy, is a lyrical coming-of-age story charting the struggles of an artists life. 'Lingers long in the memory' Joyce Carol Oates Thea Kronberg, gifted with a beautiful...

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Moon Tiger
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Moon Tiger

Penelope Lively, Anthony Thwaite

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...

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Moon Tiger: Shortlisted for the Golden Man Booker Prize
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Moon Tiger: Shortlisted for the Golden Man Booker Prize

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...

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Moon Tiger
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Moon Tiger

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...

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The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories
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The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories

Penelope Lively

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The Road To Lichfield
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The Road To Lichfield

Penelope Lively

The first novel from Penelope Lively, award-winning author of Moon Tiger .

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Moon Tiger
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Moon Tiger

Penelope Lively, Simon Reade (Author)

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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Life in the Garden
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Life in the Garden

Penelope Lively

From the courtyards of her childhood home in Cairo to a family cottage in Somerset, to her own gardens in Oxford and London, Lively conducts an expert tour, taking us from Eden to Sissinghurst and into her own backyard, traversing...

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The Photograph
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The Photograph

Penelope Lively

With Lively's signature mastery of narrative and psychology, The Photograph explores a woman's beauty and its threat to her own happiness, the rivalry of sisters, a marriage in supreme crisis, and the cost of professional...

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A Stitch in Time
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A Stitch in Time

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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Perfect Happiness
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Perfect Happiness

Penelope Lively

Frances, happily married for many years, and suddenly plunged into mourning. Her international celebrity husband Steve has died leaving her unprepared and vulnerable. This title illuminates two terrifying taboos of the...

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Pack of Cards: Stories 1978-1986
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Pack of Cards: Stories 1978-1986

Penelope Lively

A collection of short stories.

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The Road To Lichfield
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The Road To Lichfield

Penelope Lively

Ann Linton leaves her family in Berkshire and sets up camp in her father's house when he is taken into a nursing home in distant Lichfield. As she shares his last weeks she meets David Fielding, and the love they share brings her...

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Judgement Day
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Judgement Day

Penelope Lively

Settled into the drowsy village life of Laddenham, where she is playing camp follower to her highly successful husband - clever, agnostic and interested - Clare Paling discovers that small communities offer interesting sideshows...

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Next to Nature, Art
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Next to Nature, Art

Penelope Lively

Run by Toby and Paula, the centre offers ordinary people a chance to learn from professional artists skilled in poetry, sculpture, ceramics, and the like. Artists like Greg, the New England poet, whose works are strangely absent;...

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Beyond the Blue Mountains
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Beyond the Blue Mountains

Penelope Lively

Includes fourteen stories that range from the fantasy of Scheherazade to a dazzling example of chaos theory, depicting in exquisite prose the subtle but significant events that go to create everyday experience.

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Spiderweb
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Spiderweb

Penelope Lively

Stella Brentwood has led an exotic life for a woman of her time. Her best friend at Oxford, Nadine, knew early what she wanted: marriage and children. Stella, too, has had her share of passion, but her work as an anthropologist -...

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The Photograph
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The Photograph

Penelope Lively

Searching through a little-used cupboard at home, Glyn Peters chances upon a photograph he has never seen before. Taken in high summer, it shows his wife, Kath, holding hands with another man. Glyn's work as a historian should...

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Consequences
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Consequences

Penelope Lively

In 1935, privileged misfit Lorna meets the love of her life. Falling for a pennyless and bohemian artist, Matt, she abandons her stuffy Kensington existence in London and moves to a rustic cottage in Somerset. A baby, Molly, is...

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Oleander, Jacaranda: A Childhood Perceived
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Oleander, Jacaranda: A Childhood Perceived

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...

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Passing On
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Passing On

Penelope Lively

Helen is fifty-two and Edward forty-nine when Dorothy, their mother, dies, ending her reign of terror and leaving them ill-equipped to deal with their lives.

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Cleopatra's Sister
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Cleopatra’s Sister

Penelope Lively

Detached and unwordly paleontologist Howard Beamish is on a journey that is to change his life. Travelling to Nairobi, his plane is forced to land in Marsopolis, the capital of Callimbia, where Cleopatra's sister entertained...

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Family Album
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Family Album

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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Heat Wave
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Heat Wave

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...

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How It All Began
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How It All Began

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...

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Ammonites and Leaping Fish: A Life in Time
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Ammonites and Leaping Fish: A Life in Time

Penelope Lively

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

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The House in Norham Gardens
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The House in Norham Gardens

Penelope Lively

No 40 Norham Gardens, Oxford, is the home of Clare Mayfield, her two aged aunts and two lodgers. In the junk room, Clare discovers the vividly painted shield which her great-grandfather, an eminent anthropologist, had brought back...

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City of the Mind
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City of the Mind

Penelope Lively

In London's changing heartland, architect Matthew Halland is aware of how the past and the present blend. It stirs memories of his boyhood, the early years of his daughter Jane and the failed marriage that he has almost put behind...

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Spiderweb
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Spiderweb

Penelope Lively

Booker Prize-winning author Penelope Lively has written a suspenseful novel about a fiercely independent woman who must finally confront her conflicting needs for solitude and human companionship.

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Dancing Fish and Ammonites
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Dancing Fish and Ammonites

Penelope Lively

The memory that we live with . . . is the moth-eaten version of our own past that each of us carries around, depends on. It is our ID; this is how we know who we are and where we have been.

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The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories
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The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories

Penelope Lively

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

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Family Album
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Family Album

Penelope Lively

A big shabby Victorian suburban house, the smell of raincoats and coq au vin in the hall, the six mugs for the children slung from the kitchen dresser hooks: for destructive Paul, difficult Gina, elegant Sandra, considerate Katie,...

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Dancing Fish and Ammonites
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Dancing Fish and Ammonites

Penelope Lively, Kelly Birch

The memory that we live with . . . is the moth-eaten version of our own past that each of us carries around, depends on. It is our ID; this is how we know who we are and where we have been.

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Dancing Fish and Ammonites: A Memoir
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Dancing Fish and Ammonites: A Memoir

Penelope Lively, Kelly Birch

The memory that we live with . . . is the moth-eaten version of our own past that each of us carries around, depends on. It is our ID; this is how we know who we are and where we have been.

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Moon Tiger
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Moon Tiger

Lively, Penelope, Ruth Urquhart

HighBridge Audio presents Penelope Lively's Man Booker Prize-winning novel Moon Tiger.

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Moon Tiger
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Moon Tiger

Lively, Penelope, Ruth Urquhart

HighBridge Audio presents Penelope Lively's Man Booker Prize-winning novel Moon Tiger.

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Moon Tiger
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Moon Tiger

Lively, Penelope, Ruth Urquhart

HighBridge Audio presents Penelope Lively's Man Booker Prize-winning novel Moon Tiger.

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The Photograph
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The Photograph

Lively, Penelope, Daniel Gerroll, Patricia Kalember

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The Photograph
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The Photograph

Lively, Penelope, Daniel Gerroll, Patricia Kalember

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The Photograph Lib/E
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The Photograph Lib/E

Lively, Penelope, Daniel Gerroll, Patricia Kalember

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The Stone Diaries: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
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The Stone Diaries: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Carol Shields, Penelope Lively

Born in 1905, Daisy Goodwill drifts through the chapters of childhood, marriage, widowhood, remarriage, motherhood and old age. Bewildered by her inability to understand her own role, Daisy attempts to find a way to tell her own...

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Жаркий сезон. Heat Wave
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Жаркий сезон. Heat Wave

Пенелопа Лайвли, Lively, Penelope, Доброхотова-Майкова

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Soeur de Cleopatre
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Soeur de Cleopatre

Penelope Lively

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Fantome de Thomas Kempe
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Fantome de Thomas Kempe

Penelope Lively

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A House Unlocked
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A House Unlocked

Penelope Lively

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...

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How It All Began
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How It All Began

Penelope Lively

When retired schoolteacher Charlotte Rainsford is accosted by a petty thief on a London street, the consequences ripple across the lives of friends and strangers alike - a marriage unravels after an illicit love affair is revealed...

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