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City of the mind

Penelope Lively

City of the mind

by Penelope Lively

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPenelope Lively.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14949241M
ISBN 10014015759X
OCLC/WorldCa438438891

The Pages of the Mind is a spin off story to the highly successful Twelve Kingdoms three book series and will delight new and established readers alike. It's considered part of the Twelve Kingdoms series (book 4) but also book 1 of The Uncharted Realms, an apt description for the * RITA Award winner in Best Paranormal Romance category!/5. Get this from a library! City of the mind: a novel. [Penelope Lively] -- Story of architect Matthew Holland picking up his life after his divorce, loving his daughter, and falling in love with Sarah in present day London, England.

  City of the Mind A Novel (Book): Lively, Penelope: Matthew Halland is an architect, intimately involved with the new face of the city, while haunted by earlier times of destruction and loss in its history. Although he is divorced and lonely, Matthew has a rich and moving relationship with his daughter Jane. She offers a fresh perspective on love, loss, and even the city .   City of the Mind A Novel (Book): Lively, Penelope, Booker Prize-winning novelist Penelope Lively, author of Moon Tiger, creates a powerful love story and a meditation on the city of London. Architect Matthew Halland, divorced and lonely, falls in love with editor Sarah Bridges, and their relationship becomes the core of this engrossing novel.

La ciudad de las bestias = City of the Beasts (Memories of the Eagle and the Jaguar #1), Isabel Allende City of the Beasts is the first young adult novel by Chilean-American writer Isabel Allende. Published in City of the Beasts begins with the story of Alexander Cold, who is 15 years old and going through a family crisis. While his parents leave for Texas to try to treat his mother's /5. Out of My Mind is a novel by Sharon M. Draper, a New York Times bestselling author. The cover illustration of the fifth edition is by Daniel Chang, and the cover photography is by Cyril Bruneau/Jupiter Images. A reading group guide is enclosed. The book is recommended for ages 10 and up and for grades Author: Sharon M. Draper.


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City of the Mind is classic Penelope Lively: thoroughly readable and engaging, thought-provoking and stimulating. First published init is concerned with the changing face of London, but is more than an urban melodrama; in typical Lively fashion, this is a novel about the impact of the past on the present/5.

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In this unusual novel the human characters are almost upstaged by the city of London. The central plot is, for the most part, narrated rather than dramatized. Nadia May's brisk, businesslike and very British delivery is most appropriate for telling a story calculated to engage the readers' minds while leaving their emotions s: Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month City of the Mind and millions of other books are available for Amazon s: City of the Mind.

One, Two, Three, Jump. In the title of Booker Prize winner Lively's (Moon Tiger) intelligent, elegantly expressed and deeply satisfying new novel, the city is London and the. City of the Mind is the “lucid and complex, meditative and playful, concise and expansive” second novel from the Man Booker Prize–winning author (The Washington Post Book World).Cited by: City of the Mind is the second novel by Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively.

'This is the city in which everything is simultaneous. There is no 4/5(5). From the author of the Booker Prize-winning Moon Tiger (), etc.: a serious, self-involved meditation on transience and immutability, with a map of London--present and past--laid on : Penelope Lively.

This is such a good book, with echoes of Calvino and Laurence Durrell's 'Alexandria Quartet', from which the title seems to derive ('so in fact the city existed not in truth but entirely from myth, a city of the mind').

The author's fascination with Durell is /5(23). Reading this book with a novice interest in Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Period, I found so much more in this book. I never realized the importance of this city in Greek and Roman scholars, as well as economic, religious cultural, and historical importance to the Western World/5.

Grove Press, - Fiction - pages 0 Reviews Matthew Halland is an architect, intimately involved with the new face of the city, while haunted by earlier times of.

The New York Times Book Review has called her “blessed with the gift of being able to render matters of great import with a breath, a barely audible sigh, a touch.” In City of the Mind, Matthew Halland is an architect intimately involved with the new face of London, while haunted by the destruction and loss in its history.

Matthew has a rich and moving relationship with his. City of the Mind Summary & Study Guide City of the Mind Summary A major focus of this novel is London itself. Lively foregrounds and personifies the city, describing it as "throb [bing]" and "pulsing" and portraying it as being fueled by the energies of the myriad individuals who inhabit it.

: City of the Mind: A Novel: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

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Add to Wishlist. by The Los Angeles Daily News. The City in Mind enlarges and deepens the concern he voiced in those previous books for the human condition, as it is affected by our man-made environment, specifically living arrangements such as cities and, even more particularly in those prior works - by: 6.

In City of the Mind Lively uses an unusual narrative structure, which readers accustomed to conventional novels may find jarring and distracting. The. ‘This is the city in which everything is simultaneous. There is no yesterday, nor tomorrow, merely weather, and decay, and construction.’ In London’s changing heartland, architect Matthew Halland is aware of how the past and the present blend.

City of the mind. [Penelope Lively] -- Story of architect Matthew Holland picking up his life after his divorce, loving his daughter, and falling in love with Sarah in present day London, England. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

City of the Mind is the second novel by Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively. 'This is the city in which everything is simultaneous. There is no yesterday, nor tomorrow, merely weather, and decay, and construction.' In London's changing heartland, architect Matthew Halland is aware of how the past and the present blend/5().

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London: A. Deutsch, City of the Mind is the second novel by Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively. 'This is the city in which everything is simultaneous.

There is no yesterday, nor tomorrow, merely weather, and decay, and construction.' In London's changing heartland, architect Matthew Halland is aware of how the past and the present blend.