?Every house tells a story,? says novelist Penelope Lively. Her social history and memoir delves into the domestic past of her former home in Somerset, showing it to be full of stories. A House Unlocked is an eloquent and engaging examination of England?s past and present.
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, Spiderweb, The Photograph, Making It Up and Consequences. Penelope Lively lives in London.