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Penelope Lively

UK (1933 - )
Mother of Adam Lively

Penelope Lively's adult novel Moon Tiger won the Booker Prize. In addition, her children's book The Ghost of Thomas Kempe won the Carnegie Medal, and A Stitch in Time won the Whitbread Book of the Year award.
AstercoteThe Wild Hunt of HagworthyThe Whispering KnightsThe Driftway
The Ghost of Thomas KempeThe House in Norham GardensGoing BackA Stitch in Time
Fanny's SisterThe Road to LichfieldThe Voyage of QV 66Treasures of Time
Judgement DayThe Revenge of Samuel StokesNext to Nature, ArtPerfect Happiness
According to MarkMoon TigerThe City of the MindPassing On
Cleopatra's SisterHeat WaveSpiderwebA House Unlocked
The PhotographMaking It UpConsequencesFamily Album
How It All Began
Nothing Missing But the SamovarUninvited GhostsPack of Cards: And Other StoriesA Long Night at Abu Simbel
Lost Dog and Other StoriesBeyond the Blue MountainsThe Five Thousand and One NightsSpooky Stories: Three Stories in One
Picture Books
Princess by MistakeGood Night, Sleep TightOne, Two, Three, Jump!
Chapter Books
Boy Without a NameThe Stained Glass WindowFanny and the MonstersDragon Trouble
A House Inside OutJudy and the MartianThe Cat, the Crow, and the Banyan TreeA Martian Comes to Stay
Staying with GrandpaDebbie and the Little DevilA Martian in the Supermarket
Penelope Lively recommends
The Maid of Buttermere
The Maid of Buttermere (1987)
Melvyn Bragg
"A vivid and erudite tour de force."
An Experiment in Love
An Experiment in Love (1995)
Hilary Mantel
"It is vivid. It is moving and entertaining in equal measures. Buy it and find out for yourself."
Larry's Party
Larry's Party (1997)
Carol Shields
"A brilliant fictional reflection on what it may be like to be a man in the late twentieth century."
Blame Hitler
Blame Hitler (1998)
Julian Rathbone
"A shrewd and intricate narrative by a skilful novelist."
Heaven Forbid
Heaven Forbid (2002)
Christopher Hope
"A potent rendering of childhood."
Those Who Save Us
Those Who Save Us (2004)
Jenna Blum
"I was much impressed. A powerful evocation of terrible events, moving and persuasive. A remarkable first novel, with memorable characters."
Only Human
Only Human (2004)
Susie Boyt
"She has a deft touch... Boyt is a dab hand at dialogue... there is much here to enjoy."
The Republic of Trees
The Republic of Trees (2005)
Sam Taylor
"A bold debut . . . one wants to see what Taylor does next."
22 Britannia Road
22 Britannia Road (2011)
Amanda Hodgkinson
"A most accomplished first novel. Powerful story-telling and entirely convincing in its evocation of post-war England. Very good."

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