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    DescriptionIn A House Unlocked, Penelope Lively takes us on a journey of her familial country house in England that her grandparents bought in 1923. As her narrative shifts from room, object to object, she paints a moving portrait of an era of rapid change and of the family that changed with the times. As she charts the course of the domestic tensions of class and comunity among her relatives, she brings to life the effects of the horrors of the Russian Revolution and the Holocaust through portraits of the refugees who came to live with them. A fascinating, intimate social history of its times, A House Unlocked is an eloquent meditation on place and time, memory and history, and above all a tribute to the meaning of home.

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    A House Unlocked
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Penelope Lively
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 139 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 277 g
    ISBN 13: 9780802140074
    ISBN 10: 0802140076

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25710
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: BIO
    B&T Book Type: FI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.5
    LC classification: PS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000
    BIC subject category V2: BGL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 69
    B&T Approval Code: P25105555
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000
    Thema V1.0: DNBL
    Edition statement
    Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
    Imprint name
    Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
    Publication date
    01 May 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "In this beguiling book, Lively describes the contents and customs of the house....By meticulously tracing the provenance of these objects [in the house], she re-creates the life they once furnished."