Thursday, January 24, 2013

Penelope Lively's newest

Coming to the top of my nightstand stack is Penelope Lively's new novel, How It All Began.  Lively won the Booker with Moon Tiger.  City of the Mind is a love story set in London.  Oleander, Jacaranda:  A Childhood Perceived is her memoir of early childhood in Egypt.  The latter book piqued my interest in Cairo and I almost made the journey.  A recalcitrant knee put the kibosh on that trip.  If the turmoil ever ends, I'll be there.

Lively has writtten many more books.  Anyone out there a Lively fan?

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