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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
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
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
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
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
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
Pack of Cards - Penelope Lively

Pack of CardsPenelope Lively

In Pack of Cards, Penelope Lively introduces the reader to slivers of the everyday world that are not always open to observation, as she delves into the minutiae of her characters’ lives. Whether she writes about a widow on a visit to Russi… more

Pack of Cards
Penelope Lively
Grove Press , English
Das Photo: Roman (German Edition) - Penelope Lively

Das Photo: Roman (German Edition)Penelope Lively

»Was mich interessiert, ist das Gedächtnis, die Art und Weise, wie Menschen und Landschaften aus Erinnerungen zusammengesetzt sind.« Penelope LivelyNach dem Tod seiner bildschönen Frau findet Glyn ein altes Photo von ihr, auf dem sie mit ei… more

Das Photo: Roman (German Edition)
Penelope Lively
C. Bertelsmann Verlag , German
Moon Tiger by Penelope Livel... - BookRags

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
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
Four British Fantasists: Pla... - Charles Butler

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
Moon Tiger - Penelope Lively

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

Moon Tiger by Penelope Livel...BookRags

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Moon Tiger Study Guide consists of approx. 54 pages of summaries and analysis on Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively.This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes,… more

Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively | Summary & Study Guide
The Pyramid: With an introdu... - William Golding

The Pyramid: With an introdu...William Golding

With an introduction by Penelope LivelyOliver 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 getti… more

The Pyramid: With an introduction by Penelope Lively
William Golding
Faber & Faber Fiction , English
'The Darkness Out There' by ... - Natalie Twigg

'The Darkness Out There' by ...Natalie Twigg

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The definitive guide to this disturbing short story and perfect as a revision aid for GCSE.

Please note that all the material in this book is available in the second edition of ‘Sunlight on the Grass’: A Student Guide to the AQA GCSE Shor… more

The Darkness Out There’ by Penelope Lively: the Study Guide (Classic Guides to Literature)
Natalie Twigg
Dog’s Tail Books , English
Family Album: A Novel - Penelope Lively

Family Album: A NovelPenelope Lively

[In this] haunting new novel, the act of forgetting is as strange and interesting as the power of remembering.” -The New York Times Book Review Penelope Lively is renowned for her signature combination of silken storytelling and nuanced… more

Family Album: A Novel
Penelope Lively
Penguin Books , English
Death of a Unicorn - Peter Dickinson

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
How It All Began: A Novel - Penelope Lively

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
Dancing Fish and Ammonites: ... - Penelope Lively

Dancing Fish and Ammonites: ...Penelope Lively

The beloved and bestselling author takes an intimate look back at a life of reading and writing“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 h… more

Dancing Fish and Ammonites: A Memoir
Penelope Lively
Viking Adult , English

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