Kate Atkinson"s Behind the scenes at the museum

a reader"s guide by Emma Parker

Publisher: Continuum in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Kate Atkinson
Published: Pages: 99 Downloads: 559
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  • Yorkshire (England)

Subjects:

  • Atkinson, Kate.,
  • Yorkshire (England) -- In literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesBehind the scenes at the museum
StatementEmma Parker.
SeriesContinuum contemporaries
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6051.T56 B4437 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p. ;
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3551755M
ISBN 100826452388
LC Control Number2002000994

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Kate Atkinson’s first novel won the Whitbread Book of the Year inbeating 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 4/5. It is hardly surprising that Ruby Lennox, the narrator of Kate Atkinson's Behind the Scenes at the Museum, should, a fantasise about her own funeral.

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National Bestseller Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year 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 Cited by: Kate Atkinson is the bestselling author of 10 books - Behind the Scenes at the Museum, Human Croquet, Emotionally Weird, Not the End of the World, Case Histories, One Good Turn, When Will There Be Good News?, Started Early, Took My Dog, Life After Life and A God in Ruins.

Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson - review 'It is a book of secrets which only get revealed at the end - it's like opening a treasure box' Cate.

Behind the Scenes at the Museum Kate Atkinson Limited preview - Behind the Scenes at the Museum: A Novel she took on a variety of jobs from home help to legal secretary and teacher.

Her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, won the Whitbread Book of the Year ahead of Salman Rushdie's The Moor's Last Sigh and Roy Jenkins's 4/5(62). Kate Atkinson is something of a rule-breaker: she didn't publish her first book until her 40s and she refuses to stick to one genre, with both best-selling literary and crime novels to her : Joanne Finney.

I absolutely adore Kate Atkinson's books. I joined the Kate Atkinson fan club after reading all her Jackson Brodie cases. I also absolutely loved Life after Life.

Again and again I read recommendations about her first novel, behind the scenes at the museum and so after having read everything else of her already, I bought this one/5().

Overview Behind the Scenes at the Museum (), Kate Atkinson’s debut novel, tells the story of a young girl and her journey to adulthood in twentieth-century England, and her efforts to uncover family novel received widespread praise upon its publication and.

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I dismissed Kate Atkinson’s debut novel, Behind The Scenes at the Museum, Kate Atkinson’s quite brutally in a review for my university newspaper (rather uninspiringly called Ripple).So disgusted was I by the opening page, I discarded it and consigned Atkinson to the list of authors I Will Never Read Again (this list exists entirely in my head).

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If you buy the book using that link, I. On winning the Whitbread Book of the Year Award inKate Atkinson was surprised but not as much as her critics that had labeled her book, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, as being anti-family and full of feminist twaddle. This point marked the breakthrough in her career.

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Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year. 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 4/5(62). Kate’s Jackson Brodie series has been adapted to the BBC TV series Case Histories.

She currently resides in Edinburgh, Scotland. Kate Atkinson made her debut as a fiction author inwinning the Whitbread Prize for Behind the Scenes at the Museum.

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National Best seller Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year Ruby Lennox begins n. More than one reviewer compared Behind the Scenes at the Museum to Tristram Shandy and to the works of Marcel Proust and Charles Dickens. What might these novels have in common.

How does Kate Atkinson update or expand upon the earlier books' use of narration and history. One of Atkinson's innovations is her use of footnotes. Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson From the moment Ruby Lennox announces her own conception ("I exist!"), it is clear that she is a narrator who will leave no stone unturned in her account of family life above a pet shop in England.

Kate Atkinson MBE (born 20 December ) is an English writer of novels, plays and short stories. She is known for creating the Jackson Brodie series of detective novels, which has been adapted into the BBC One series Case Histories.

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. This is my first Kate Atkinson book but I know for definite that it will not be my last.

Behind the Scenes at the Museum is a book that drew me in from start to finish and I just didn't want it to end. Kate Atkinson is a master storyteller and has written such an easy reading book that that it is hard to believe it was a debut novel.4/5().

Kate Atkinson is one of the world's foremost novelists. She won the Costa Book of the Year prize with her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum. Her three critically lauded and prizewinning novels set around World War II are Life After Life, A God in Ruins (both winners of the Costa Novel Award), and Transcription.4/5(K).

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This sample with MLA citing tips is useful for beginners who want to develop their writing skills and get high grades. Behind the Scenes at the Museum Synopsis Ruby Lennox was conceived grudgingly by Bunty and born while her father, George, was in the Dog and Hare in Doncaster telling a woman in an emerald dress and a D-cup that he wasn't married.

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Behind The Scenes At The Museum. Kate Atkinson ; Buy the book. Behind the Scenes at the Museum () Atkinson’s debut caused something of a media frenzy when it won the Whitbread (now Costa) Book of the year award after beating Salmon Rushdie - and other established authors - and is a great introduction to the author's unique style.Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About Kate Atkinson.

Kate Atkinson was born in York and now lives in Edinburgh. She won the Whitbread (now Costa) Book of the Year prize with her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum.

Her four bestselling novels featuring former detective Jackson Brodie became the BBC television series Case Histories, starring Jason Isaacs.