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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
 

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
 

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 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
 

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

Consequences
Penelope Lively
Penguin Books , English
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

Moon TigerPenelope Lively

Claudia Hampton, a beautiful, famous writer, lies dying in hospital. But, as the nurses tend to her with quiet condescension, she is plotting her greatest work: ‘a history of the world … and in the process, my own’. Gradually she re-creat… more

Moon Tiger
Penelope Lively
Penguin , English
 

Moon Tiger by Penelope Livel...BookRags

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The Moon Tiger lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you’ll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, 180 Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quiz… more

Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively Lesson Plans
BookRags
English
 

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
 

Four British Fantasists: Pla...Charles Butler

Four British Fantasists explores the work of four of the most successful and influential fantasy writers of the generation who rose to prominence in the “second Golden Age” of children’s literature in Britain: Susan Cooper, Alan Garner, Dia… more

Four British Fantasists: Place and Culture in the Children’s Fantasies of Penelope Lively, Alan Garner, Diana Wynne Jones, and Susan Cooper
Charles Butler
Scarecrow Press , English
 

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
 

How It All Began: A NovelPenelope Lively

A vibrant new novel from Penelope Lively—a wry, wise story about the surprising ways lives intersect When Charlotte Rainsford, a retired schoolteacher, is accosted by a petty thief on a London street, the consequences ripple across the live… more

How It All Began: A Novel
Penelope Lively
Penguin Books , English
 

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
 

Writers in Conversation: v. 4

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WRITERS IN CONVERSATION compiles Christopher Bigsby’s interviews with the world’s greatest writers from a decade of the Arthur Miller Centre’s International Literary Festival at the University of East Anglia. These often candid, in-depth, w… more

Writers in Conversation: v. 4
Unthank Books , English
 

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
 

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
 

Moon TigerPenelope Lively, Simon Reade

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, Dame Penelope Lively’s Moon Tiger is a haunting story of loss and desire.Claudia Hampt… more

Moon Tiger
Penelope Lively, Simon Reade
Oberon Books , English
 

Death of a UnicornPeter Dickinson

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Reading Group Questions included.”Mr. Dickinson has a nice dry wit and a talent for deft characterization.”—New York Times”Everything here is exactly right.”—New YorkerDeath of a Unicorn is the first in a series of reprints of Peter Dickins… more

Death of a Unicorn
Peter Dickinson
Small Beer Press , English

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