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Heat Wave (Penguin Modern Classics) by [Lively, Penelope]
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Extraordinarily good, intelligent and perceptive... very moving -- Susan Hill

About the Author

Penelope Lively is the author of many prize-winning novels and short-story collections for both adults and children. 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 other books include Going Back; Judgement Day; Next to Nature, Art; Perfect Happiness; Passing On; City of the Mind; Cleopatra's Sister; Heat Wave; Beyond the Blue Mountains, a collection of short stories; Oleander, Jacaranda, a memoir of her childhood days in Egypt; Spiderweb; her autobiographical work, A House Unlocked; The Photograph; Making It Up; Consequences; Family Album, which was shortlisted for the 2009 Costa Novel Award, and How It All Began. She is a popular writer for children and has won both the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Award. She was appointed CBE in the 2001 New Year's Honours List, and DBE in 2012. Penelope Lively lives in London.

Product Details

  • File Size: 1117 KB
  • Print Length: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (November 3, 2011)
  • Publication Date: November 3, 2011
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005MI7OYU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,202,131 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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By Hookie on November 7, 2013
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Beautifully written as usual.All Penelope Lively fans will love this rather claustrophobic setting and be mildly
surprised at the unusual ending.A totally satisfying read.
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