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Kate Atkinson - A God in Ruins

A God in Ruins is in some ways a sequel to Life After Life, which I reviewed here:

Life After Life – Kate Atkinson

Whilst… 585 more words

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Life After Life

Read 17/05/2016-20/05/2016

Rating: 3.5 stars

LibraryThing review

It’s a clever device, enabling a character to have repeated goes at life, returning them each time to the start, giving them that sense of déjà vu, that sense of premonition, that enables them to dodge the previous death on the next go around until they finally get life on the right track. 552 more words

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Life After Life- Kate Atkinson

I was really looking forward to this. It seemed like my kind of book. I’d enjoyed all the previous Kate Atkinson stories I’d read.

It is a novel, based around what I suppose you’d call a device or a conceit: that a life can be lived again and again, with false stops (deaths) and variations. 339 more words


Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

I had high hopes for this novel but found that I didn’t get along with it at all! 212 more words


Another Existential Crisis...Must Be Tuesday


no angels appear when I call
no dimes, no feathers
no spirit visitors in the night
I listen for whispers
sniff the air for the faintest… 89 more words


The Afterlife of an American Teenager: Galen Stoller's Story

Santa Fe, New Mexico. The year is 2007.  Galen Stoller is 16 years old, and a junior in high school.  He’s the average American teenager.  He loves to read fantasy novels, hangs out with his friends, involved with theatre in both high school and in community groups, and volunteers training assistance and rescue dogs with… 2,701 more words

Afterdeath Communications

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson (review)

The Scales:

– Enjoyable   4/5

– Un-putdown-able   4/5

– Beauty of Prose   5/5

– Interesting Characters    4/5

– Pretentiousness   3.5/5

– Originality   5/5

– Degree to Which You Forget the Names of Characters Who Keep Reappearing   4/5… 587 more words

Retrospective Review