ISBN 9781250251503, 1250251508
Trade Paperback | 336 pages
Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year
A twenty-fifth anniversary edition of award-winning, bestselling author Kate Atkinson's debut novel, a deeply moving and deeply funny family story of happiness and heartbreak
Ruby Lennox begins narrating her own life at the moment of her conception and from there takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the twentieth century as seen through the eyes of a girl determined to learn more about her family and the secrets it keeps. Kate Atkinson's dazzling first novel, named the 1995 Whitbread Book of the Year in England, is a darkly comic, deeply moving story of family heartbreak and happiness.