A god in ruins: a novel

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Named one of the Best Books of the Year by TIME , NPR, Washington Post , Chicago Tribune , Christian Science Monitor , Seattle Times , Kansas City Star , Kirkus Reviews , Bookpage , Hudson Booksellers, and AARP.

The "magnificent" (NPR) companion to Kate Atkinson's #1 bestseller Life After Life , A God in Ruins is "nothing short of a masterpiece" (Paula Hawkins).

"He had been reconciled to death during the war and then suddenly the war was over and there was a next day and a next day. Part of him never adjusted to having a future."

Kate Atkinson's dazzling Life After Life explored the possibility of infinite chances and the power of choices, following Ursula Todd as she lived through the turbulent events of the last century over and over again.

A God in Ruins tells the dramatic story of the 20th Century through Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy--would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather-as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world. After all that Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge is living in a future he never expected to have.

An ingenious and moving exploration of one ordinary man's path through extraordinary times, A God in Ruins proves once again that Kate Atkinson is one of the finest novelists of our age.

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