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Lively, Penelope

Summary Article: Lively, Penelope (Margaret), (17 Mar 1933 –) from The Crystal Reference Encyclopedia
Novelist and children’s author, born in Cairo, Egypt. She settled in England, UK and studied at Oxford. Her first books were for children, and include The Ghost of Thomas Kempe (1973), A Stitch in Time (1976), and The Revenge of Samuel Stokes (1981). Her adult novels include Judgement Day (1980), Moon Tiger (1987, Booker), City of the Mind (1991), Cleopatra’s Sister (1993), Spiderweb (1999), and The Photograph (2002). In 1997 appeared a collection of short stories, Beyond the Blue Mountains.See also Booker Prize.Major works: Childrens’ Books (1970) Astercote (1971) The Wild Hunt of Hagworthy (1971) The Whispering Knights (1972) The Driftway (1973) The Ghost of Thomas Kempe (1974) The House in Norham Gardens (1975...    Continue Reading
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