Behind the Scenes at the Museum (Paperback)
  • Behind the Scenes at the Museum (Paperback)

Behind the Scenes at the Museum (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 03/01/1998
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Ruby Lennox was conceived grudgingly by Bunty and born while her father, George, was in the Dog and Hare in Doncaster telling a woman in an emerald dress and a D-cup that he wasn't married. Bunty had never wanted to marry George, but here she was, stuck in a flat above the pet shop in an ancient street beneath York Minster, with sensible and sardonic Patrica aged five, greedy cross-patch Gillian who refused to be ignored, and Ruby...Ruby tells the story of The Family, from the day at the end of the nineteenth century when a travelling French photographer catches frail beautiful Alice and her children, like flowers in amber, to the startling, witty, and memorable events of Ruby's own life.

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780552996181

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8th February 2011
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“A truly original read”

I only picked this book up off the shelf because I used to go to school with a girl called Kate Atkinson and was curious to see if it was the same woman. Fortunately for her it wasn't, as I would have felt... More

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22nd August 2014
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“For those who hate prize winners”

I do not like prize winners. The judges & I never seem to agree as to what makes a good book. I only read it because I was told to by the person who told me about Kate Atkinson's 'Case History'... More

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