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Penelope Lively

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Penelope Lively

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Full Name: Penelope Margaret Lively
Born: March 17, 1933
Cairo, Kingdom of Egypt
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: British


Penelope Lively CBE (born March 17, 1933) is a prolific, popular and critically acclaimed author of fiction for both children and adults. She has been shortlisted three times for the Booker Prize, winning once for Moon Tiger in 1987. Her The Ghost of Thomas Kempe won the Carnegie Medal for British children's books in 1973.

Born in Cairo in 1933, she spent her early childhood in Egypt, before being sent to boarding school in England at the age of twelve. She read Modern History at St Anne's College, Oxford, and settled in England.

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