The Road To Lichfield

November 28, 2017|
The Road To Lichfield by Penelope Lively
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The Road to Lichfield is the Booker Prize shortlisted first novel by Penelope Lively, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time on the 40th anniversary of its publication.

Ann Linton leaves her family in Berkshire and sets up camp in her father''s house when he is taken into a nursing home in distant Lichfield. As she shares his last weeks she meets David Fielding, and the love they share brings her feelings into sharp focus. Deeply felt, beautifully controlled, The Road to Lichfield is a subtle exploration of memory and identity, of chance and consequence, of the intricate weave of generations across a past never fully known, and a future never fully anticipated.

''A searing study of the peculiar state of being in love . . . there are few contemporary novelists to match her on this subject'' Sunday Telegraph

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 Mo...
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Title:The Road To LichfieldFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 7.15 X 4.37 X 0.55 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.15 X 4.37 X 0.55 inPublished:November 28, 2017Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241981409

ISBN - 13:9780241981405

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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