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Author: Penelope Lively
"This won the Booker prize in the late 80s and…"
This won the Booker prize in the late 80s and yet I think is a consistently underrated read. Telling the story of Claudia Hampton, a journalist and historian, it captures the sense of time and place so beautifully. The characterisation is stunning, and it combines humour with some utterly moving elements.