Oleander, Jacaranda by Penelope Lively
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Oleander, Jacaranda
By Penelope Lively

Oleander, Jacaranda

A Childhood Perceived

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Oleander, Jacaranda by Penelope Lively

Book Description

This autobiography is about growing up in Egypt. It is also an investigation into childhood perception in which the author uses herself and her memories as an insight into how children see and know. It is a look at Egypt up to, and including, World War II from a small girl's point of view, which is also, ultimately, a moving and rather sad picture of an isolated and lonely little girl.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141188324
ISBN-10: 0141188324
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Penelope Lively

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, many of which are published by Penguin.

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