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Consequences: a novel

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The Booker Prize-winning authors first novel since The Photograph is a powerful story of growth, death, and rebirth and a study of the previous century--its major and minor events, its shaping of public consciousness, and its changing of lives.
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Grouped Work ID 9b2ef18f-9fdc-363a-7630-6ae2734b4113
Full title consequences
Author lively penelope
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-27 12:42:35PM
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Consequences is a love-story-times-three that opens on the eve of the Second World War, with a chance meeting in St. James's Park, London. Wholly in love, Lorna and Matt leave the city for a cottage in a rural Somerset village. Their intimate life together is shattered when the war begins and by Matt's tragic death in action.

Twenty years later, their daughter, Molly, happens upon a forgotten newspaper---a seemingly small moment that leads to her first job and, eventually, a pregnancy by a wealthy man who wants to marry her but whom she does not love. But it is her own daughter, Ruth, who begins the journey that will take her back to 1941---and a redefinition of herself and of love.

Told in Lively's incomparable prose, Consequences is a powerful story of growth, death, and rebirth and a study of the previous century---its major and minor events, its shaping of public consciousness, and its changing of lives.

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subject_facet Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Husbands and wives -- Fiction, Large type books, United States -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, War and families -- Fiction, War and family -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction
title_display Consequences
title_full Consequences / Penelope Lively, Consequences A Novel, Consequences [sound recording] : a novel / Penelope Lively ; read by Josephine Bailey, Consequences [text (large print)] / Penelope Lively
title_short Consequences
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topic_facet Fiction, History, Husbands and wives, Large type books, Literature, Social life and customs, War and families, War and family, World War, 1939-1945