The Resource A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson

A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson

Label
A god in ruins : a novel
Title
A god in ruins
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kate Atkinson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Kate Atkinson's dazzling Life After Life explored the possibility of infinite chances and the power of choices, following Ursula Todd as she lived through the turbulent events of the last century over and over again. A God in Ruins tells the dramatic story of the 20th century through Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy--would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather--as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world. After all that Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge is living in a future he never expected to have"--provided by publisher
Summary
Ursula Todd's brother Teddy is an old man trying to come to grips with his post-War life and with a modern world and family. Switching back and forth in time between memories of his childhood and his present, Teddy is an oblivious husband, a rueful father. He never quite got over the War and part of him never adjusted to having a future. Would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather, Teddy navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world; his greatest challenge is living in afuture he never expected to have. --
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Costa Novel Award, 2015.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
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10401381
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Atkinson, Kate
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Reincarnation
  • Life
  • War
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Companion to: Life after life
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 643-647)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
647 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316347693
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lg. print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907169309
Label
A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Companion to: Life after life
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 643-647)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
647 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316347693
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lg. print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907169309

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