Consequences [Reading]

By Penelope Lively.

Abridged by Sally Marmion and read by Penelope Wilton.

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0120070716

By Penelope Lively.

Abridged by Sally Marmion and read by Penelope Wilton.When Lorna and Matt meet by chance, they begin, as lovers do, a story with consequences.

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Tucked away in their Somerset idyll, Matt and Lorna's happiness is about to be complete.

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But the year is 1939 and even Matt and Lorna's remote Somerset cottage and burgeoning happiness is not immune to events on the other side of the Channel.

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The war has changed everything, but amid the bombed out buildings of London, Lorna finds a way to begin again.

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Molly takes the 'Lit and Phil' by storm and finds a champion.

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Molly has been dismissed, but her next job will have far-reaching consequences.

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As the winter of discontent gives way to her daughter's A-Level summer, Molly wonders whether the most compelling of life's experiences has passed her by.

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For Molly, life begins anew at the age of 43.

But fate still has some tricks to play.

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The end of her marriage sends Ruth on a journey to Crete, and to Matt's gravestone.

It is time to take stock and move on.

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Fate has one more surprise in store for Ruth as she finally visits the cottage where her mother was born.