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Life After Life

Title: Life After Life

Author:  Kate Atkinson

Published: April 2013, Reagan Arthur Books

Source: Amazon Kindle store

From goodreads:

“On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife.

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Book Review

Book #17: Started Early, Took My Dog

Kate Atkinson, Started Early, Took My Dog, (2010), 350p

This is another one of the lovely book club picks I got to read as a part of shadowing a book club at work. 314 more words

A Reader's Diary, 27 August 2014

A footnote in one book led me to buy another, an obscure seventeenth century publication known as The Overburian Characters. Most of us know Elizabethan and Jacobean literature for its poetry and plays, not for its prose. 885 more words


Find and replace

Ohau I love to ponder, in the big and the blue, out yonder…..

I’ve just spent the entire weekend without phone, text or facebook, finding and replacing. 186 more words

Week 53: A Year of Books

My childhood was littered with the beginnings of stories. I wrote them in exercise books from Woolworths – red shiny cover and useful information on the back (longest rivers, highest mountains, times tables, how many perches to a chain: all good vital stuff). 1,034 more words

Today’s TTT prompt is about recommendations, not the ones we give other people, but the ones people give to us. These are all recommendations I’ve received but haven’t decided if I’m going to read them yet.

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Born in 1976

The prompting to this post came recently when I finished “Life after Life” by one of my favorite British authors Kate Atkinson. The wonderful book deals with decisions and choices and the big “What If” of life. 1,613 more words

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