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Author: Penelope Lively
The Booker Prize-winning author's first novel since The Photograph is a sweeping saga of three generations of women, their lives, and loves — A chance meeting in St. James's Park begins young Lorna and Matt's intense relationship. Wholly in love, they leave London for a cottage in a rural Somerset village. Their intimate...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780670038565
ISBN-10: 0670038563
Publication Date: 5/31/2007
Pages: 272
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

3.3 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Viking Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 0
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I thoroughly enjoyed "Consequences". At first I thought of it as a multi-generational saga of women. But it's much more than that. It's a thoughtful and inspiring story about people, both men and women, whose lives are changed and influenced by the people and circumstances around them. It does focus on the historic setting of each of the three women beginning in 1935 and ending some 70 years later. The characters are all likeable and the story engaging. Relationships don't always work out but there is a central optimism to the novel that captivates you.
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