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book ã Æ Penelope Lively At age sixty five retired anthropologist Stella Brentwood buys a cottage in Somerset England and slowly acuires neighbors a dog and a professional curiosity about the country village where she intends to settle and put down roots for the first time She has spent her life studying communities of people their f Rating 35 Stella is a very real character living a very credible life I enjoyed watching this story unfold and wondering where it was going

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kindle Ø Spiderweb Ñ ì dogsalonbristol Ï ✮ [PDF] ✩ Spiderweb By Penelope Lively ✻ – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk At age sixty five retired anthropologist Stella Brentwood buys a cottage in Somerset England and slowly acuires neighbors a dog and a professional curiosity about the country village where F relationships that make for human society as well as a chance at true friendship and love How will independent minded Stella Lays reluctant to make an emotional commitment respond Written in exuisitely nuanced prose Spiderweb is a captivating and deeply moving novel a brilliant vision of our modern experien Penelope Lively creates worlds and characters that draw the reader into the most intimate circumstances The irony with this novel is that it is about community and belonging in a disjointed world but a world where the main protagonist like the reader is on the outside looking in I wish I knew the real ending

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SpiderwebAmilies social structures how they welcome outsiders into their midst remaining an observer privileged to share in their intimate life but not obliged and finally unwilling to tie herself closely to any lover friend or social group In Somerset Stella once again finds an opportunity to become part of the web o A sixty five year old retired social anthropologist buys a cottage in the West Country where she begins to put down some roots for the first time in her peripatetic life Ironically she singularly fails to read the runes and a horrifying act of cruelty arises In this novel Lively once contemplates the tricks that time plays on us all and wonders at how herself and her friend Nadine glad girls at Oxford became their older diminshed selves Lively I think deals very well with this material and it does not become sentimental in her exposition

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