Synopses & Reviews
This title, from the acclaimed author of "Behind the Scenes at the Museum", explores the nonsensical nature of language and meaning. It reached number 4) in the "Sunday Times" bestseller list on original publication. Kate Atkinson is to tour when this is published in March. "Funny, bold and memorable" "The Times".
On a peat and heather island off the west coast of Scotland, Effie and her mother Nora take refuge in the large mouldering house of their ancestors, and tell each other stories. Strange things are happening. Why is Effie being followed? Is someone killing the old people?
About the Author
Kate Atkinson has won several prizes for her short stories. Her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, won the Whitbread Award and was then chosen as the 1995 Whitbread Book of the Year. Her critically acclaimed second novel was Human Croquet.