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Moon Tiger
Author: Penelope Lively

ISBN: 9780241973684
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1 February 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 11.1 x 1.8
'I'm writing a history of the world,' she says . . . And in the process, my own.'

Claudia Hampton is dying. A professional historian in her seventies, she casts her mind back through her own life to identify the currents and winds upon which she has been cast adrift.

We see how this strong, independent woman, growing up between the wars, finds her life subtly entwined with others. She meets and loses her true love in war-torn Egypt, finds an untrustworthy lover, gives birth to a daughter she cannot love and attempts to reconcile who she has become with the woman she always wants to be . . .

Winner of the Booker Prize

About the Author

Penelope Lively is the author of many prize-winning novels and short-story collections for both adults and children. She has twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize: once in 1977 for her first novel, The Road to Lichfield, and again in 1984 for According to Mark. She later won the 1987 Booker Prize for her highly acclaimed novel Moon Tiger. Her other books include Going Back; Judgement Day; Nex...

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