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Life after life

Author: Kate Atkinson
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Alternative histories (Fiction)
Humorous fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Atkinson
ISBN: 9780385618670 0385618670
OCLC Number: 819519560
Awards: Winner of Costa Novel Award 2013.
Shortlisted for Women's Prize for Fiction 2013.
Description: 477 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Kate Atkinson.

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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  Read more...

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"Kate Atkinson's new novel is a box of delights. Ingenious in construction, indefatigably entertaining, it grips the reader's imagination on the first page and never lets go. If you wish to be moved Read more...

 
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