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Description - Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively

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. There is Gordon, brother and adversary; Jasper, her untrustworthy lover and father of Lisa, her cool conventional daughter; and then there is Tom, her one great love, found and lost in wartime Egypt.

Moon Tiger is a haunting story of loss and desire.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141044842
ISBN-10: 0141044845
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 6-May-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Penelope Lively

Penelope Lively has written many prize-winning novels for adults and children. They include: The Road To Lichfield, According To Mark, Moon Tiger (which won the 1987 Booker Prize), Heat Wave, Spiderweb, The Photograph, Making It Up, Consequences and Family Album. Penelope Lively lives in London.

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