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How it all began

Author: Penelope Lively
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Lively
ISBN: 9780670023448 0670023442
OCLC Number: 733230615
Description: 229 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Penelope Lively.

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When ...Charlotte is mugged and breaks her hip, her daughter Rose cannot accompany her employer Lord Peters to Manchester, which means his niece Marion has to go instead, which means she sends a text  Read more...

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More stylish than many writers half her age . . . Lively knows a thing or two about storytelling . . . her candour is refreshing, and reminds us that you don't have to lie to yourself to live life Read more...

 
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