21. Behind the Scenes at the Museum - Kate Atkinson

posted 12 Dec 2012, 12:31 by Oxford Reading Group   [ updated 13 Dec 2012, 07:09 ]
June 2004
Suggested By: Kate

Summary: A slightly muted thumbs up was awarded to Kate Atkinson’s debut novel, chosen to redress the fact that only a third of the authors on our reading list have been female. The chirpy and omnipresent Ruby Lennox narrates her own story and weaves in sepia-tinged accounts of women in her family over the generations. Worrying trend of picking books that feature animal deaths continued by its pet shop fire set piece.