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Life After Life {Book Review}

Published Date: April 2, 2013
Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books
Author: Kate Atkinson
Pages: 529
Genres: Historical Fiction, Fantasy

On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife. 512 more words

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Review: Life after Life - Kate Atkinson

    Life after Life – Kate Atkinson ****

    610 pages
    Published by Black Swan
    ISBN 9780552776639
    Won Costa Novel Award 2013

    I had been eyeing this book for a while before I bought it. 334 more words


    National Library Week: Recommendations

    National Library Week starts today! I know you’re all excited.

    As a bibliophile, I’ve always been a lover of libraries. And now, out of college, with access to the biggest library system in the country, complete with a 40-minute commute to work each day, the number of books I’ve read this year has risen significantly from years past. 775 more words


    Life after life

    Kate Atkinson is one of those authors who has accompanied me throughout my adult life. A friend lent me “Human Croquet” when it was new in paperback and apart from having to catch up on “Behind the Scenes at the Museum”, I have read and enjoyed them all. 215 more words


    On the Shelf: Kate Atkinson's Life After Life

    Kate Atkinson is as precious to me as my first author-love Charlotte Brontë. Atkinson’s novels, like Brontë‘s, tremble with wit, comfort, and significance. She writes the words at the tip of your tongue with clarity and logic, achieving that incalculable balance of beauty and blood in the process.You become dizzy with the loveliness of her shapely scenes but aren’t allowed to be oblivious to the strong undercurrents of disaster. 304 more words


    Kate Atkinson Life after Life

    What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right?

    During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. 200 more words