Kate Atkinson's debut novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, won the Costa (Whitebread) Book of the Year Award. Her Jackson Brodie series show the literary heights mystery novels can reach. Great reading.
In her last novel Life After Life, Ursula Todd lived many versions of her life. This companion shows much of the same story from her brother Teddy’s point of view. It lacks the showiness of its predecessor, yet the structure remains strong, and subtly inventive. While Ursula’s life (lives?) centered