City of the Mind

Penelope Lively

CHF 9.00
Alerter avant parution Précommander Ajouter au panier Ajouter e-book

Éditeur
Penguin Books LTD Digital
Pages
224
Parution
mai 2010
Format
Ebook EPUB
Protection
DRM
Langue
Anglais
EAN
9780141909967
Autres formats
  • Résumé

City of the Mind is the second novel by Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively.'This is the city in which everything is simultaneous. There is no yesterday, nor tomorrow, merely weather, and decay, and construction.'In London's changing heartland, architect Matthew Halland is aware of how the past and the present blend. It stirs memories of his boyhood, the early years of his daughter Jane and the failed marriage that he has almost put behind him. Here too is the London of prehistory, of Georgian elegance, of the Blitz. But Matthew is occupied with constructing a new future for London in Docklands, and with it he begins to forge new beginnings of his own.'A glorious novel' Observer'The descriptions of the London Blitz are achingly real' Sunday TelegraphPenelope 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.
Bio de l'auteur
Sommaire / contenu
Nous vous suggérons aussi
Tales Of The City Armistead Maupin CHF 9.00
Journey to the Centre of the Earth Verne, Jules CHF 5.50
Winter of the World Follett Ken CHF 9.30
The Mystery of Mercy Close Keyes, Marian CHF 12.90
The Temptation of Forgiveness Donna Leon CHF 12.00
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Rowling, J. K. CHF 16.50
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Roy, Arundhati CHF 25.90
Picture of Dorian Gray, The Wilde, Oscar CHF 9.90
The Story of the Lost Child Ferrante Elena CHF 11.40
House of God, The Shem, Samuel CHF 16.50
Picture of Dorian Gray, The Wilde, Oscar CHF 9.90
At the Edge of the Orchard Chevalier, Tracy CHF 12.90
The Waters of Eternal Youth Donna Leon CHF 9.00
Retour en haut de page