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A God in Ruins

 12.00

by Kate Atkinson

Atkinson’s finest work, and confirmation that her genre-defying writing continues to surprise and dazzle’

– Observer

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A God in Ruins

A God in Ruins relates the life of Teddy Todd – would-be poet, heroic World War II bomber pilot, husband, father, and grandfather – as he navigates the perils and progress of the 20th century. For all Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge will be to face living in a future he never expected to have.

This gripping, often deliriously funny yet emotionally devastating book looks at war – that great fall of Man from grace – and the effect it has, not only on those who live through it, but on the lives of the subsequent generations. It is also about the infinite magic of fiction. Few will dispute that it proves once again that Kate Atkinson is one of the most exceptional novelists of our age.

About the Author

Kate Atkinson is one of the world’s foremost novelists. She won the Costa Book of the Year prize with her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum. Her three critically lauded and prize-winning novels set around the Second World War are Life After LifeA God in Ruins (both winners of the Costa Novel Award) and Transcription.

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 12.8 × 3.2 × 19.7 cm

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