'A blinding debut from a Yorkshire mother-of-two
straight-up simplicity veils the depth, poignancy and poetry of her story' -- Time Out
'An astounding book
without doubt one of the finest novels I have read for years' -- The Times
'Enchanting. It hops with sprightly omniscience from past to future and back again' -- The Sunday Times
Little short of a masterpiece
Fizzing with wit and energy, Kate Atkinsons hilarious novel made me laugh and cry -- Daily Mail
Kate Atkinson's brilliant first novel, which won the Whitbread Prize against competition from Salman Rushdie and Roy Hattersley.