The Photograph

The Photograph

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Searching through a little-used cupboard at home, Glyn Peters chances upon a photograph he has never seen before. Taken in high summer, many years earlier, it shows his wife, Kath, holding hands with another man. Glyn's work as a historian should have inured him to unexpected findings and reversals, but he is ill-prepared for this radical shift in perception. His mind fills with questions. Who was the man? Who took the photograph? Where was it taken? When? Had Kath planned for him to find out all along? As Glyn begins to search for answers, he, and those around him, find the certainties of the past and present slip away, and the picture of the beautiful woman they all thought they knew distort.
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  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 26mm | 399.16g
  • VIKING
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0670913928
  • 9780670913923

About Penelope Lively

Penelope Lively has written many prize-winning novels for adults and children. They include THE ROAD TO LICHFIELD, ACCORDING TO MARK, MOON TIGER (which won the 1987 Booker Prize), HEAT WAVE and SPIDERWEB. Penelope Lively lives in London N1.
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