Penelope Lively (Author)
DescriptionHelen and Edward Glover, middle-aged brother and sister, both unmarried, navigate the difficult weeks and months following the death of their domineering and manipulative mother. They have lost touch with the England of the 1980's, and their upbringing has made it hard for them to survive. Helen is confronted with a crisis of emotion she cannot resolve, Edward is delibertely blind to an important part of his nature.
March 09, 1999
5.55 X 0.68 X 8.24 inches | 0.56 pounds
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About the Author
Penelope Lively is a novelist, short story writer and author of children's books. Her novels have won several literary awards including the Booker Prize for Moon Tiger in 1987, the Carnegie Medal for The Ghost of Thomas Kempe in 1973, and the Whitbread Award for A Stitch in Time in 1976.