Moon Tiger

Author(s): Penelope Lively; Anthony Thwaite (Introduction by)

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Winner of the Man Booker Prize and Shortlisted for the Golden Man Booker Prize The elderly Claudia Hampton, a best-selling author of popular history; lies alone in a London hospital bed. Memories of her life still glow in her fading consciousness, but she imagines writing a history of the world. Instead, Moon Tiger is her own history, the life of a strong, independent woman, with its often contentious relations with family and friends. At its center -- forever frozen in time, the still point of her turning world -- is the cruelly truncated affair with Tom, a British tank commander whom Claudia knew as a reporter in Egypt during World War II.

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General Fields

  • : 9780141188317
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : April 2006
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 224
  • : good
  • : 823.9/14
  • : English
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Penelope Lively; Anthony Thwaite (Introduction by)