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Lively, Penelope 1933-

Overview
Works: 275 works in 1,748 publications in 23 languages and 53,319 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Political fiction  Love stories  Ghost stories  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Interviewee
Classifications: PR6062.I89, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Penelope Lively
Moon tiger by Penelope Lively( Book )

88 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 3,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudia, a best-selling writer, recalls her life of adventure as a newspaper correspondent, novelist, lover, and mother, while the people close to her file past her hospital bed
How it all began by Penelope Lively( Book )

41 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mugging of a retired schoolteacher on a London street has unexpected repercussions for her friends and neighbors when it inadvertently reveals an illicit love affair, leads to a business partnership, and helps an immigrant to reinvent his life
The photograph by Penelope Lively( Book )

51 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding a mysterious photograph of his late wife, Kath, holding hands with another man, Glyn begins a search that proves shocking to Kath's family and friends
Family album by Penelope Lively( Book )

50 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All Alison ever wanted was a blissful childhood for her six children, with summers at the beach and birthday parties on the lawn at their family home. Together with Ingrid, the family au pair, she has worked hard to create a real old-fashioned family life. But beneath its postcard sheen, the picture is clouded by a distant father, Alison's inexplicable emotional outbursts, and long-repressed secrets that no one dares mention
Consequences by Penelope Lively( Book )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story that connects the lives of three generations, Lorna and Matt who experience heartache during World War II, their daughter Molly, and their granddaughter Ruth, who begins a journey that takes her back to 1941
The ghost of Thomas Kempe by Penelope Lively( Book )

82 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 2,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mishief-loving ghost makes a young boy his unwilling apprentice in a series of pranks
Heat wave : a novel by Penelope Lively( Book )

47 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An editor of romance novels goes to a cottage for the summer, taking her daughter and son-in-law. As she pencils scenes of romantic bliss she realizes the son-in-law is cheating on his wife, just as her ex-husband cheated on her. A story with a violent end
Making it up by Penelope Lively( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale based on the author's own life explores what might have happened had she made other choices at pivotal moments, such as her family's failure to escape from Egypt during World War II and a marriage to another person
Passing on by Penelope Lively( Book )

45 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Et midaldrende ugift søskendepar har hele livet boet sammen med deres herskesyge mor. Efter moderens død skal de til at stå på egne ben, men det er svært, når man har fået en såkaldt "god" opdragelse
Cleopatra's sister : a novel by Penelope Lively( Book )

47 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paleontologist and a magazine journalist are forced to land in the imaginary country of Callimbia, while the British passengers of Capricorn Flight 500 are at the mercy of a capricious new ruler in this violencetorn country
City of the mind : a novel by Penelope Lively( Book )

35 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of architect Matthew Holland picking up his life after his divorce, loving his daughter, and falling in love with Sarah in present day London, England
Spiderweb by Penelope Lively( Book )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a lifetime of danger in primitive lands, retired anthropologist Stella Brentwood finds the civilized English countryside a little dull. One day she will discover civilized natives can be even more dangerous than those in the jungle
The road to Lichfield by Penelope Lively( Book )

44 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and German and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting her dying father in a nursing home, a middle aged daughter discovers a man and a world she never knew
Perfect happiness : a novel by Penelope Lively( Book )

26 editions published between 1900 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De vrouw van een bekende geleerde bouwt na de dood van haar man een eigen leven op in haar cultureel Londens milieu
Pack of cards and other stories by Penelope Lively( Book )

29 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-four stories deal with a widow visiting Russia, a tour guide in Egypt, and the stresses of modern life
According to Mark : a novel by Penelope Lively( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De biografie van een overleden schrijver-essayist dreigt te stagneren omdat zijn biograaf door persoonlijke en zakelijke problemen wordt opgehouden
Judgment day by Penelope Lively( Book )

27 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uninvited ghosts and other stories by Penelope Lively( Book )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En samling satiriske og fantastiske fortællinger
A stitch in time by Penelope Lively( Book )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet lonely child spending her holidays by the sea is changed by an inexplicable link with people and events of one hundred years ago and also by the very real and lively family next door. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The revenge of Samuel Stokes by Penelope Lively( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When positively uncanny things begin happening in the new housing development, Tim and his grandfather realize they must do something to stop them
 
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Alternative Names
Greer, Margaret

Law, Penelope M. 1933-

Lively, Penelope

Lively, Penelope M. 1933-

Lively, Penelope Margaret

Lively, Penelope Margaret 1933-

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The photographFamily albumConsequencesThe ghost of Thomas KempeHeat wave : a novelMaking it upPassing onCleopatra's sister : a novel