The Photograph is a novel by Penelope Lively, published in 2003. It was Lively's 13th novel. In it, character Glyn Peters must grapple with his recollection of his deceased wife, Kath, after learning that she had an affair. In The Photograph, character Glyn Peters finds a photograph of his deceased wife, Kath, suggesting that she had an affair with her brother-in-law. Glyn decides to unearth more details about his wife and the affair by interviewing those who knew her in life.The narrative is structured around Glyn, Kath's sister Elaine, and Elaine's husband, Nick. The novel contains "a multitude of Kaths," as Kath's friends and family had unique perceptions of her that sometimes shifted over time.