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Life in the garden —Lively, Penelope, 1933- author.

"From the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author, reflections on gardening, art, literature, and life. Penelope Lively takes up her key themes of time and memory, and her lifelong passions for art, literatu...

Life in the garden —Lively, Penelope, 1933- author.
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"Penelope Lively has always been a keen gardener. This book is partly a memoir of her own life in gardens, and an exploration of gardens in literature and of other writers and their gardens"--Provided by publisher.

The road to Lichfield —Lively, Penelope, 1933- author.

In The Road to Lichfield, Penelope Lively explores the nature of history and memory as it is embodied in the life of a forty-year-old woman, Anne Linton, who unexpectedly learns that her father had a mistress. With this ...

Dancing fish and ammonites : a memoir. —Lively, Penelope, 1933-

Memory and history have been Penelope Lively's terrain in fiction throughout a career that has spanned five decades. In this "funny, smart, and poignant" (Los Angeles Times) memoir, she offers a glimpse into her influenc...

Goldilocks and the three bears —Lively, Penelope, 1933-

Summary: A little girl walking in the woods finds the house of the three bears and helps herself to their belongings.

How it all began —Lively, Penelope, 1933-

The mugging of a retired schoolteacher on a London street has unexpected repercussions for her friends and neighbors when it inadvertently reveals an illicit love affair, leads to a business partnership, and helps an imm...

The photograph —Lively, Penelope, 1933-

It begins with a snapshot, taken many years ago at an unknown gathering. Kath and an unidentified man, backs to the camera, are holding hands. The photo will take her husband on a backward search.

The purple swamp hen and other stories —Lively, Penelope, 1933- author.

"A glimmering collection of new short fiction from the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author of How It All Began In such acclaimed novels as The Photograph, Family Album, and How It All Began, Penelope Live...

Making it up —Lively, Penelope, 1933-

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 Egypt, her birthplace, at the outbreak of World War II? What w...

Dancing fish and ammonites : a memoir —Lively, Penelope, 1933-

"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 ...

Consequences —Lively, Penelope, 1933-

A woman finds a new way of living her life when she visits the country cottage which belonged to her grandparents and in which her mother was born before her grandfather was killed in World War II.

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