ePub Moon Tiger download
by Penelope Lively
with an introduction by ANTHONY THWAITE. Moon Tiger was Penelope Lively’s seventh novel for adults. She had already established a high reputation as a writer for children.
with an introduction by ANTHONY THWAITE. Published by the Penguin Group. Penguin Books Ltd, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, England.
The Moon Tiger is a green coil that slowly burns all night, repelling mosquitoes, dropping away into lengths of grey ash, its glowing red eye a companion of the hot insect-rasping darkness. Atmospheric enough in its own right, the image takes on more power when you know that this Moon Tiger comes.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Winner of the Man Booker Prize and Shortlisted for the Golden Man Booker Prize The elderly Claudia Hampton.
Lively Penelope (EN). Penelope Lively's Booker Prize winning classic, Moon Tiger is a haunting story of loss and desire. Claudia Hampton - beautiful, famous, independent, dying. But she remains defiant to the last, telling her nurses that she will write a 'history of the world. and in the process, my own'. And it is her story from a childhood just after the First World War through the Second and beyond. But Claudia's life is entwined with others and she must allow those who knew her, loved her, the chance to speak, to put across their point of view.
Rarely does an author take you as far inside a character as Penelope Lively does with Claudia. This novel is a gift to readers.
Moon Tiger is a 1987 novel by Penelope Lively which spans the time before, during and after World War II. The novel won the 1987 Booker Prize. It is written from multiple points of view and moves backward and forward through time
Moon Tiger is a 1987 novel by Penelope Lively which spans the time before, during and after World War II. It is written from multiple points of view and moves backward and forward through time. It begins as the story of a woman who, on her deathbed, decides to write a history of the world, and develops into a story of love, incest and the desire to be recognized as an independent free thinking woman of the time.
Penelope Lively was born in Cairo in 1933
This is a unique book about a fascinating unpredictable woman way ahead of her time and yet absolutely of her time' Lemn Sissay. Penelope Lively was born in Cairo in 1933. 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 novels include Passing On, City of the Mind, Cleopatra's Sister and Heat Wave, and many are published by Penguin.
There’s nothing – just the window. ‘There!’ – she stabs the air – ‘Thing movin. hat’s it called? Name!’‘Nothing that I can see,’ says the nurse briskly. that’s all. Have a sleep
There’s nothing – just the window. Have a sleep. I’ll draw the curtains. The face, suddenly, relaxes. Curtain,’ she mutters. ‘Yes, dear,’ says the nurse. For an instant, I stared into a void
Winner of the Man Booker PrizePenelope Lively won Britain's prestigious Booker Prize for this deeply moving, elegantly structured novel. Elderly, uncompromising Claudia Hampton lies in a London hospital bed with memories of life fluttering through her fading consciousness
Winner of the Man Booker PrizePenelope Lively won Britain's prestigious Booker Prize for this deeply moving, elegantly structured novel. Elderly, uncompromising Claudia Hampton lies in a London hospital bed with memories of life fluttering through her fading consciousness. An author of popular history, Claudia proclaims she's carrying out her last project: a history of the world.
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