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Behind the Scenes at the Museum Ruby Lennox Begins Narrating Her Life At The Moment Of Conception, And From There Takes Us On A Whirlwind Tour Of The Twentieth Century As Seen Through The Eyes Of An English Girl Determined To Learn About Her Family And Its Secrets.


About the Author: Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson was born in York and now lives in Edinburgh Her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and she has been a critically acclaimed international bestselling author ever since.She is the author of a collection of short stories, Not the End of the World, and of the critically acclaimed novels Human Croquet, Emotionally Weird, Case Histories, Kate Atkinson was born in York and now lives in Edinburgh Her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and she has been a critically acclaimed international bestselling author ever since.She is the author of a collection of short stories, Not the End of the World, and of the critically acclaimed novels Human Croquet, Emotionally Weird, Case Histories, and One Good Turn.Case Histories introduced her readers to Jackson Brodie, former police inspector turned private investigator, and won the Saltire Book of the Year Award and the Prix Westminster When Will There Be Good News was voted Richard Judy Book Best Read of the Year After Case Histories and One Good Turn, it was her third novel to feature the former private detective Jackson Brodie, who makes a welcome return in Started Early, Took My Dog



10 thoughts on “Behind the Scenes at the Museum

  1. says:

    As a family, we are genetically disposed towards having accidents First and foremost, this is a challenging ambitious book,so than Life after Life The narrative is a labyrinth of twists and turns, false trails, loops and double helixes There s also an awful lot to remember because for some time it isn t obvious which details or even characters are paramount and which stuffing It co


  2. says:

    4.5 At the moment at which I moved from nothingness into being my mother was pretending to be asleep as she often does at such moments My father, however, is made of stern stuff and he didn t let that put him off And this, dear reader, is how we meet Ruby Lennox During her life, she often announces herself by calling out It s just Ruby , but she s often addressed as ShutupRuby She tells her


  3. says:

    God, I can t even begin to express my depth of loathing for this book I forced myself through to within about 60 pages of the end, but then I just couldn t bear it anyI just didn t want to know anyabout the vile people in this ridiculous family with all their dark, dirty, entirely predictab...


  4. says:

    Behind the Scenes at the Museum is really a very good book, marred by one gimmick that frustrates me because it s so unnecessary to the story Kate Atkinson is telling For the most part, however, I enjoyed this one immensely Atkinson has a knack for turns of phrase that are amusing and piercing and unexpected, and I loved these in particular The story is meandering, and weaves back and forth in time, but it


  5. says:

    I really enjoyed this read but am finding it very hard to review without it making me sound like a rambling old biddy There are so many things I liked about that are running through my head like little soundbites, but I can t seem to write anything coherent about it But I will try.Ruby Lennox is narrating the story of her life, from the moment of her conception, through childhood, adolescence and into adulthood Her n


  6. says:

    My only experience of Kate Atkinson s writing until now has been three of the four novels in her Jackson Brodie series, which starts with Case Histories Quirky is the obvious adjective to describe Atkinson s writing It has lots of dry humour and sardonic wit, intricate plotting and random connections and coincidences deliberately used to advance the narrative There s a certain flippancy in the tone which brings into sharp rel


  7. says:

    Kate Atkinson s first novel won the Whitbread Book of the Year in 1995, beating such heavyweights as Salman Rushdie and his The Moor s Last Sigh Behind the Scenes at the Museum us ab ambitious book a sprawling saga which spans decades of events and covers several generations of characters Behind the Scenes at the Museum opens with the birth of its all seeing narrator, Ruby Lennox, who begins her narration literally from conception the


  8. says:

    Kate Atkinson has written a multigenerational story about a dysfunctional family It starts with the conception of the narrator, Ruby Lennox, in York in 1952 Her mother is irritable and unhappy, her father is a philanderer, and her sisters are not very likable Chapters with Ruby s story moving forward alternate with flashback chapters filling us in on the family history, going back to Ruby s great grandmother It s a family tale of loss, lack of


  9. says:

    Is this really the same Kate Atkinson that wrote the so so mystery novel, Case Histories What happened there This was fan freaking tastic Crazy family secrets, history, motherhood, warI loved it.


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