Oleander, Jacaranda

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Oleander, Jacaranda

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Author :   Penelope Lively
Publisher :   PENGUIN GROUP
Published :   27/04/2006
ISBN :   9780141188324
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   192
Size (mm) :   198x129x12
Weight (g) :   169

This autobiography is about growing up in Egypt. It is also an investigation into childhood perception in which the author uses herself and her memories as an insight into how children see and know. It is a look at Eygpt up to, and including, World... Read more

 

This autobiography is about growing up in Egypt. It is also an investigation into childhood perception in which the author uses herself and her memories as an insight into how children see and know. It is a look at Eygpt up to, and including, World War II from a small girl's point of view, which is also, ultimately, a moving and rather sad picture of an isolated and lonely little girl.