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How it all began / Penelope Lively.

How it all began / Penelope Lively.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
F LIVE
Adult Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
F LIVE
Adult Fiction   Paddington . Available .  
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ISBN 9781905490882 (hbk.)
1905490887 (hbk.)
Author Lively, Penelope, 1933-
Title How it all began / Penelope Lively.
Publisher/Date London : Fig Tree, 2011.
Pagination etc. 247 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary Note When ... Charlotte is mugged and breaks her hip, her daughter Rose cannot accompany her employer Lord Peters to Manchester, which means his niece Marion has to go instead, which means she sends a text to her lover which is intercepted by his wife, which is ... just the beginning in the ensuing chain of life-altering events. In this engaging, utterly absorbing and brilliantly told novel, Penelope Lively shows us how one random event can cause marriages to fracture and heal themselves, opportunities to appear and disappear, lovers who might never have met to find each other and entire lives to become irrevocably changed. Funny, humane, touching, sly and sympathetic, "How It All Began" is a brilliant sleight of hand from an author at the top of her game.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Marriage -- Fiction
Life change events -- Fiction
Shelf Location F LIVE
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