A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson
Feb12

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

I love all of Kate Atkinson’s books and have reviewed a fair few of them on this blog. Life After Life is one of my favourite books ever, so I was very pleased to see A God in Ruins, which is described as a ‘companion book’ to Life After Life. A God in Ruins is the life story of Teddy, beloved younger brother of Ursula from Life After Life. Teddy is a fighter pilot in World War II, a husband, a father and a...

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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Mar06

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Life After Life is a really special book. I enjoy pretty much all books I read, although some I enjoy more than others, and I love all of Kate Atkinson’s books, but somehow Life After Life seems to be on a whole different level. In 1910, a baby girl is born and dies before she takes her first breath. In 1910, the same baby girl is born and lives. The basic premise of the book is – what if you had a second, third, fourth or...

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