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Penelope Lively

1933 - Today

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Dame Penelope Margaret Lively (née Low; born 17 March 1933) is a British writer of fiction for both children and adults. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Penelope Lively has received more than 309,438 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Penelope Lively is the 5,736th most popular writer (down from 4,980th in 2019), the 508th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 455th in 2019) and the 60th most popular Egyptian Writer.

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  • 310k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Penelope Lively ranks 5,736 out of 5,755Before her are Ferenc Juhász, Alain Mabanckou, Sheila Jeffreys, Andrzej Stasiuk, David Diop, and Sándor Csoóri. After her are Crane Wilbur, Lorraine Hansberry, Edith Hamilton, James Truslow Adams, John Scalzi, and Dorothy Richardson.

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Among people born in 1933, Penelope Lively ranks 443Before her are Ken Berry, Pentti Linnosvuo, Basil Heatley, Sándor Sára, Frank Murkowski, and Chita Rivera. After her are Michael Novak, Pete Wilson, Maurice Stokes, John Cannon, Tom Courtney, and Jeffrey Goldstone.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Penelope Lively ranks 508 out of 582Before her are Hesham Qandil (1962), Avi Cohen (1956), Hany Ramzy (1969), Pope Markianos of Alexandria (100), Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh (1951), and Pope Celadion of Alexandria (100). After her are Mohamed M. Atalla (1924), Ahmed Shobair (1960), Maggie Gobran (1949), Mohamed Elneny (1992), Mohamed Ali Rashwan (1956), and Ibrahim Hassan (1966).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Penelope Lively ranks 60Before her are Karim Rashid (1960), Gamal El-Ghitani (1945), Magdi Allam (1952), Bahaa Taher (1935), Alifa Rifaat (1930), and Latifa al-Zayyat (1923). After her are Mona Eltahawy (1967) and Leila Aboulela (1964).