An exquisite selection of the best short stories from one of our best loved writers

Wry, compassionate, and glittering with wit, Penelope Lively's storiesget beneath the everyday to the beating heart of human experience. In intimate stories of growing up and growing old, chance encounters and life-long relationships, Lively explores with keen insight the ways that individuals can become tangled in history, and small acts ripple through the generations. From new and never-before-published stories to forgotten treasures, Metamorphosis showcases the very best from a literary master.

Metamorphosis: Selected Stories by Penelope Lively