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Life After Life (Hardback)
  • Life After Life (Hardback)

Life After Life (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 14/03/2013
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This is the winner costa novel award. What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right? During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. During a snowstorm in England in 1910, the same baby is born and lives to tell the tale. What if there were second chances? And third chances? In fact an infinite number of chances to live your life? Would you eventually be able to save the world from its own inevitable destiny? And would you even want to? Life After Life follows Ursula Todd as she lives through the turbulent events of the last century again and again. With wit and compassion, Kate Atkinson finds warmth even in life's bleakest moments, and shows an extraordinary ability to evoke the past. Here she is at her most profound and inventive, in a novel that celebrates the best and worst of ourselves.

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780385618670

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“Great concept”

Another great book from Kate Atkinson.
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28th April 2013
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“Absorbing”

With the benefit of hindsight, we would often live our lives differently, make different choices, follow alternative paths. But we can’t. The past cannot be changed and we have to live with the consequences of our... More

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16th March 2013
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“A thoroughly enjoyable read...highly recommended!”

Another amazingly addictive book from Kate Atkinson. A fascinating proposition for a story being able to re-live events and change their outcome. I wasn't sure what to expect from this book but I was not... More

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26th May 2013
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