Penelope Lively
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Penelope Lively

Dame Penelope Margaret Lively DBE FRSL (born 17 March 1933) is a British writer of fiction for both children and adults. She has won both the Booker Prize (Moon Tiger, 1987) and the Carnegie Medal for British children's books (The Ghost of Thomas Kempe, 1973).
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    • How It All Began

    • By: Penelope Lively
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 411
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 350
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 353

    A vibrant new novel from Penelope Lively - a wry, wise story about the surprising ways lives intersect....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful and beautifully written

    • By Molly-o on 02-15-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Moon Tiger

    • By: Penelope Lively
    • Narrated by: Ruth Urquhart
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Claudia Hampton lies in a London hospital bed with memories of life fluttering through her fading consciousness. An author of popular history, Claudia proclaims she's carrying out her last project: a history of the world. This history turns out to be a mosaic of her life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • stunning beauty

    • By philip carr harris on 03-31-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Life in the Garden

    • By: Penelope Lively
    • Narrated by: Heather Lloyd
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    From the Booker Prize winner and national best-selling author, reflections on gardening, art, literature, and life....

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Consequences

    • A Novel
    • By: Penelope Lively
    • Narrated by: Josephine Bailey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    Consequences is a love-story-times-three that opens on the eve of the Second World War, with a chance meeting in St. James' Park, London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I remember now why this is my favorite Lively

    • By Thomas J. Otto on 06-26-15

    Regular price: $24.49

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    • The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories

    • By: Penelope Lively
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    A glimmering collection of new short fiction from the Booker Prize winner and national best-selling author of How It All Began....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More wonderful stories by Penelope Lively

    • By Ruth Lambert on 12-21-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Family Album

    • By: Penelope Lively
    • Narrated by: Josephine Bailey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    In her 16th novel, Penelope Lively shows her extraordinary understanding of what makes us human as she delves into the mystery of family life....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Our Family Members We Have Not Known

    • By P. Carson on 07-10-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Photograph

    • A Novel
    • By: Penelope Lively
    • Narrated by: Daniel Gerroll, Patricia Kalember
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    The photograph is in an envelope marked "DON'T OPEN - DESTROY." But Kath's husband does not heed the warning, embarking on a journey of discovery that reveals a tight web of secrets....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good but sad

    • By Rebecca on 09-15-06

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Dancing Fish and Ammonites

    • A Memoir
    • By: Penelope Lively
    • Narrated by: Kelly Birch
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    The beloved and best-selling author takes an intimate look back at a life of reading and writing....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A most pleasant diversion

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-21-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ammonites and Leaping Fish

    • A Life in Time
    • By: Penelope Lively
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    This is not quite a memoir. Rather, it is the view from old age....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A book that inspires!

    • By Harriet Meikle on 04-18-14

    Regular price: $14.14

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