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The Ghost of Thomas Kempe (signed by the author)

Penelope Lively

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ISBN 10: 0525304959 / ISBN 13: 9780525304951
Published by Dutton Juvenile, New York, 1973
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover. 186 pp. Signed by the author and dated 1980 on the title page. Later printing. Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # E12682B

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Title: The Ghost of Thomas Kempe (signed by the ...

Publisher: Dutton Juvenile, New York

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Later printing.

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Synopsis:

The playful spirit of a seventeenth-century sorcerer complicates the life of a mischievous English boy

About the Author:

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 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 novels include Passing On, shortlisted for the 1989 Sunday Express Book of the Year Award, City of the Mind, Cleopatra's Sister and Heat Wave.

Penelope Lively has also written radio and television scripts and has acted as presenter for a BBC Radio 4 program on children's literature. She is a popular writer for children and has won both the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Award.

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