2007 1st edition; Consequences; Penelope Lively; book and dust jacket excellent condition; Viking publishers.
Dame Penelope Margaret Lively DBE FRSL (born 17 March 1933) is a British writer of fiction for both children and adults. She has won both the Booker Prize (Moon Tiger, 1987) and the Carnegie Medal for British children's books (The Ghost of Thomas Kempe, 1973).
London, 1935: ... "And thus it was that on an exquisite June morning Lorna sat weeping on a bench in St. James's Park, with the willows cascading into the lake, and a cohort of bright-feathered ducks eddying about at her feet. She became aware that she was not alone on this seat, looked sideways, stopped crying, and the rest of her life began."