This is the 10th novel by the very popular Kate Atkinson, in which she considers the perils and progress of the 20th century through the eyes of the main character, Teddy, would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father and grandfather.
Kate Atkinson MBE (b. 1951) is an award-winning English writer. She won the Whitbread Book of the Year prize in 1995 and, under its new name the Costa Book Awards, in 2013 and 2015 in the Novels category.
Our book is in almost pristine condition, in an excellent (unclipped) dust-jacket with no signs of wear. The book itself is bound in maroon cloth with titles etc in white on the spine. There is a tiny whitish mark at the top L/H corner of the front cover. Inside, the endpapers are illustrated with feathers, the binding is tight, and all pages are clean and bright. The author's signature adorns the title page. There is a bright red silk page marker.