A Long Night at Abu Simbel

Author:

Penelope Lively

Publisher:

Penguin Random House India Pvt. Ltd.

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Publisher

Penguin Random House India Pvt. Ltd.

Publication Year 1995
ISBN-13

9780146000423

ISBN-10 0146000420
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 64 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 20 X14 X 0.6
Weight (grms) 80

Three short stories, the first of which focuses on a group of people trapped in an Egyptian airport without a tour guide. The second looks at a woman's outrage when a cat impregnates her kitten, and the third examines the end of an affair. All three explore beneath the veneer of good behaviour.

Penelope Lively

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 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. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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