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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Grove Pr
Publication date April 1, 1988
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780802110275
ISBN-10 0802110274
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $15.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Penelope Lively's Booker Prize winning classic, Moon Tiger is a haunting story of loss and desire, published here as a Penguin Essential for the first time. Claudia Hampton - beautiful, famous, independent, dying. But she remains defiant to the last, telling her nurses that she will write a 'history of the world . . . and in the process, my own'. And it is her story from a childhood just after the First World War through the Second and beyond. But Claudia's life is entwined with others and she must allow those who knew her, loved her, the chance to speak, to put across their point of view. There is Gordon, brother and adversary; Jasper, her untrustworthy lover and father of Lisa, her cool conventional daughter; and then there is Tom, her one great love, found and lost in wartime Egypt. 'Leaves its traces in the air long after you've put it away' Anne Tyler 'A complex tapestry of great subtlety. Lively writes so well, savouring the words as she goes' Daily Telegraph 'Very clever: evocative, thought-provoking and hangs on the mind long after it is finished' Literary Review

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780802110275
 
Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (November 1, 1988)
9780745171203 | details & prices | List price $20.95
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1 edition from Grove Pr (April 1, 1988)
9780802110275 | details & prices | List price $15.95
About: Penelope Lively's Booker Prize winning classic, Moon Tiger is a haunting story of loss and desire, published here as a Penguin Essential for the first time.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780060972004 Book cover for 9780802135339
 
from Grove Pr (October 1, 1997)
9780802135339 | details & prices | 208 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Winner of the Man Booker Prize and Shortlisted for the Golden Man Booker PrizeThe elderly Claudia Hampton, a best-selling author of popular history; lies alone in a London hospital bed.
Reprint edition from Harpercollins (February 1, 1989)
9780060972004 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $12.50
About: Claudia Hampton, writer of best-selling popular history books, lies in a London hospital bed and looks back on her own life, including an unforgettable love affair

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