I heard good things about Atkinson and was looking forward to becoming a fan but I'm afraid this just didn't do it for me. Maybe I was already so beguiled by the delightful books Ferny and The Time Traveller's Wife, but I just didn't feel to engage with Ursula and the time flipping in this plot. It seemed like too much and too quickly. I almost gave up on the book at several points but persisted, hoping that I'd like it more at the end. I didn't. Shame.