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Because I Said I Would.

I wrote this short last night as a sort of apology to myself for skimming through the last instalment of the Dylan trilogy. I was tired, and Evie is a character I just can’t generate any enthusiasm for, but I’d put her into play so I had to do something to resolve her. 1,713 more words

Creating Characters

"Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson."Become who you are" meets "Needs must".

Based on the plot summary, I’d have passed over “Life After Life”.  The idea of being endlessly reborn into the same life sounds too much like the tedium of “Groundhog Day”.  707 more words

Book Reviews

A God In Ruins

Kate Atkinson’s follow-up to her stupendous Life After Life is deeply satisfying and very pleasing. A God In Ruins focuses on Teddy, the brother of Ursula who is the reincarnating heroine of… 265 more words


Review - A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson


When I heard that Kate Atkinson was working on a companion novel to the brilliant Life After Life, I knew that I had to read it as soon as I could. 362 more words


Religion, God/(Con)Science

I’m no atheist . I’m not against any religion. With this belief in me i have been searching for answers on questions unclear, What exists at the heart of every matter and reason for its existence. 321 more words

Life After Life!

April in Books

It’s been a while since my last Month in Books post, either I wasn’t blogging or I had hardly read anything but articles. April is the first month in a long time that I’ve managed to reach my old monthly minimum of four books and this post is kind of a digital fistpump. 320 more words


Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson

Having recently fallen head over heels for the wonderful Life After Life, I was very keen to get my hands on anything else by Kate Atkinson. 647 more words