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The Most Beautiful Thing - Satya Robyn

The Most Beautiful ThingSatya Robyn

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How can he make sense of the world when he can’t even make sense of himself?

Joe is not like other boys. At 14 he is obsessed with birds and the weather – but to this sensitive and gentle young man, other people are a mystery. When Joe is… more

The Most Beautiful Thing
Satya Robyn
Woodsmoke Press , English
Moon Tiger - Penelope Lively

Moon TigerPenelope Lively

The elderly Claudia Hampton, a best-selling author of popular history; lies alone in a London hospital bed. Memories of her life still glow in her fading consciousness, but she imagines writing a history of the world. Instead, Moon Tiger is… more

Moon Tiger
Penelope Lively
Grove Press , English
The Photograph - Penelope Lively

The PhotographPenelope 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 O… more

The Photograph
Penelope Lively
Penguin Books , English
The Minotaur - Barbara Vine

The MinotaurBarbara Vine

The Minotaur - a thrilling novel from the bestselling queen of crime Barbara Vine Kerstin Kvist enters crumbling Lydstep Old Hall to live with the Cosways and to act as nurse to John: a grown man fed drugs by his family to control his lunat… more

The Minotaur
Barbara Vine
Penguin , English
Fobbit (excerpt) (Electric L... - David Abrams

Fobbit (excerpt) (Electric L...David Abrams

In his introduction to this issue of Recommended Reading, Peter Blackstock the editor at Grove/Atlantic who first discovered “Fobbit” writes that the author’s “pitch was intriguing: a novel of the Iraq war, but not a solemn, intense war nov… more

Fobbit (excerpt) (Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading)
David Abrams
Electric Literature , English
Consequences - Penelope Lively

ConsequencesPenelope Lively

The Booker Prize-winning author’s sweeping saga of three generations of women “One of the most accomplished writers of fiction of our day” (The Washington Post ) follows the lives and loves of three women-Lorna, Molly, and Ruth-from World W… more

Penelope Lively
Penguin Books , English
Abroad (Penguin Specials) (P... - Penelope Lively

Abroad (Penguin Specials) (P...Penelope Lively

A brilliantly funny original short story from Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively.’Anyone artistic needed Abroad in the 1950s.’Paul and his girlfriend are artists in need of subject matter. Arresting, evocative subject matter. So th… more

Abroad (Penguin Specials) (Penguin Shorts/Specials)
Penelope Lively
Penguin , English
A short overview about the n... - Adeel Arshad

A short overview about the n...Adeel Arshad

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2012 im Fachbereich Anglistik - Literatur, Note: -, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Veranstaltung: Concepts & Methodologies - Anglistik/Nordamerikanistik, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Moon Tiger, a novel writ… more

A short overview about the narrative perspectives in Lively’s “Moon Tiger” and its functions (German Edition)
Adeel Arshad
GRIN Verlag GmbH , German
Making It Up - Penelope Lively

Making It UpPenelope Lively

Hailed by critics as a benchmark in a career full of award-winning achievements, Making It Up is Penelope Lively’s answer to the oft-asked question, “How much of what you write comes from your own life?” What if Lively hadn’t escaped from E… more

Making It Up
Penelope Lively
Penguin Books , English
Wechselspiele: Roman (German... - Penelope Lively

Wechselspiele: Roman (German...Penelope Lively

Alles beginnt 1935 auf einer Bank im St. James’s Park. Hier trifft die junge Lorna den Künstler Matt. Die beiden werden ein Paar, obwohl ihre Familie diese Verbindung missbilligt. Auch ihre Tochter Molly und die Enkelin Ruth werden ungewöhn… more

Wechselspiele: Roman (German Edition)
Penelope Lively
C. Bertelsmann Verlag , German
The Odyssey for Boys and Gir... - Alfred J. Church

The Odyssey for Boys and Gir...Alfred J. Church

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Lively retelling of Homer’s Odyssey, telling of the wanderings of Ulysses and his adventures with the giant Cyclops and the enchantress Circe as he makes his way home to his beloved Ithaca. There, after slaying the suitors who have been woo… more

The Odyssey for Boys and Girls (Yesterday’s Classics)
Alfred J. Church
Yesterday’s Classics , English
City of the Mind - Penelope Lively

City of the MindPenelope Lively

Matthew Halland is an architect, intimately involved with the new face of the city, while haunted by earlier times of destruction and loss in its history. Although he is divorced and lonely, Matthew has a rich and moving relationship with h… more

City of the Mind
Penelope Lively
Grove Press , English
AQA GCSE Anthology: Sunlight... - Natalie Twigg

AQA GCSE Anthology: Sunlight...Natalie Twigg

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Study notes on The Darkness Out There by Penelope Lively, part of the GCSE Anthology: Sunlight on the Grass. A detailed examination of language, themes, plot and characters.

AQA GCSE Anthology: Sunlight on the Grass, Notes on The Darkness Out There
Natalie Twigg
The Photograph - Penelope Lively

The PhotographPenelope Lively

A seductive and hugely suspenseful novel about what can happen when you look too closely into the past; The Photograph is the thirteenth novel by Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively.Searching through a little-used cupboard at home, … more

The Photograph
Penelope Lively
Penguin , English
A House Unlocked - Penelope Lively

A House UnlockedPenelope Lively

A House Unlocked is Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively’s classic memoir.The only child of divorced parents, Penelope Lively was often sent to stay at her grandparents’ country house Golsoncott. Years later, as the house was sold ou… more

A House Unlocked
Penelope Lively
Penguin , English
Judgment Day - Penelope Lively

Judgment DayPenelope Lively

Penelope Lively is one of England’s greatest living writers, whom The New York Times Book Review has called “blessed with the gift of being able to render matters of great import with a breath, a barely audible sigh, a touch. The result is … more

Judgment Day
Penelope Lively
Grove Press , English
Treasures of Time (Penguin Decades) - Penelope Lively

Treasures of Time (Penguin Decades)Penelope Lively

Treasures of Time is the twelfth novel by Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively, a spellbinding story of the dangers of digging up the dark secrets of the past. This edition features an introduction by Selina Hastings.Penguin Decades … more

Treasures of Time (Penguin Decades)
Penelope Lively
Penguin , English
Foreign Affairs - Alison Lurie

Foreign AffairsAlison Lurie

Vinnie Miner, 54-year-old Anglophile professor, is in London on a six-month foundation grant. So is her young colleague, Fred Turner. Vinnie is plain and resignedly self-reliant; Fred is arrestingly handsome and moping after a breakup with … more

Foreign Affairs
Alison Lurie
CCV Digital
Layer cake - the representat... - Ana Colton-Sonnenberg

Layer cake - the representat...Ana Colton-Sonnenberg

Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, University of Paderborn, 19 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: As history is inevitably constructed, fa… more

Layer cake - the representation of London in Penelope Lively’s “City of the Mind” and Peter Ackroyd’s “London: The Biography”
Ana Colton-Sonnenberg
GRIN Verlag GmbH , English
Perfect Happiness - Penelope Lively

Perfect HappinessPenelope Lively

Perfect Happiness is the fifth novel by Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively.Frances, happily married for many years, and suddenly plunged into mourning. Her international celebrity husband Steve has died leaving her unprepared and v… more

Perfect Happiness
Penelope Lively
Penguin , English

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