Penelope Lively
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  • Penelope Lively grew up in Egypt but settled in England after the war and took a degree in history at St Anne's College, Oxford.  She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and a member of PEN and the Society of Authors.  She was married to the late Professor Jack Lively, has a daughter, a son and four grandchildren, and lives in Oxfordshire and London.

    Penelope Lively is the author of many prize-winning novels and short story collections for both adults and children.  She has twice been sh ... Learn more

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