Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

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This month, Paul Gallagher hosts a discussion of Kate Atkinson’s new novel, Life After Life. Joining him are Kirsty Logan, books editor with The List, and Peggy Hughes, communications executive with Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust and member of the League of Extraordinary Booklovers. Together, they delve into a book that trips backwards and forwards through time, reliving the main character’s life (and many deaths) over and over and question whether the novel is a literary dream come true or a recurrent nightmare.

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