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By Penelope Lively | Comments: ( 942 ) | Date: ( Oct 14, 2019 )

Running away from home to their grandmother s, Paul and his sister, Sandra, travel along the Driftway, an ancient road that carries messages from people who traveled on it centuries before them If Paul is prepared to listen, their tales of sadness joy might help him come to terms with the changes in his own life.


  • Title: The Driftway
  • Author: Penelope Lively
  • ISBN: 9780749707927
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Penelope Lively

Penelope Lively is the author of many prize winning novels and short story collections for both adults and children She has twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize once in 1977 for her first novel, The Road to Lichfield, and again in 1984 for According to Mark She later won the 1987 Booker Prize for her highly acclaimed novel Moon Tiger.Her other books include Going Back Judgement Day Next to Nature, Art Perfect Happiness Passing On City of the Mind Cleopatra s Sister Heat Wave Beyond the Blue Mountains, a collection of short stories Oleander, Jacaranda, a memoir of her childhood days in Egypt Spiderweb her autobiographical work, A House Unlocked The Photograph Making It Up Consequences Family Album, which was shortlisted for the 2009 Costa Novel Award, and How It All Began.She is a popular writer for children and has won both the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Award She was appointed CBE in the 2001 New Year s Honours List, and DBE in 2012.Penelope Lively lives in London She was married to Jack Lively, who died in 1998.



Comments The Driftway

  • Mike Clarke

    Unhappy with his widowed father's new wife and accused of shoplifting, Paul and his younger sister Sandra run away, hitching a lift with a gnarled old Carter on an ancient track, The Driftway. There are voices along the Driftway, for those that would listen and the tales they tell - a Saxon boy terrorised by Vikings, a nineteenth century family almost caught with the spoils of poaching, and the story of a highwayman told from three different viewpoints - help Paul begin to see his own life in so [...]


  • Deborah Ideiosepius

    This is a pleasant children's book from the 70's with a fascinating fantasy slant:Paul's father has re-married and Paul is furious, defensive and hostile. He makes every attempt to exclude his fathers new wife, to the point of buying cutlery so that he and his younger sister Sandra can eat their tea in their own room.At the store the two children are accused of shoplifting and Paul runs out to hitch hike to their grandmother who lives in a nearby town. The cart that picks them up is an oldstyle [...]


  • Pl Parmer

    Good story for children. Touch of British history with moral for young readers.


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