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Juliet Armstrong is a radio producer in a 1950s London that is recovering from the war as much as she is. During World War Two, Juliet transcribed conversations between an MI5 agent and a ring of suspected German sympathizers, which quickly plunged Juliet into a treacherous world of code words and secret meetings. Now her routine is upended by an meeting with a mysterious man from her past. Haunted by the actions of her past and a very real threat in the present, Juliet realizes she cannot escape the repercussions of her work for the government.
Publisher: [Toronto, Ontario] : Bond Street Books, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780385691529
0385691521
Branch Call Number: ATK
Characteristics: 336 pages

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traceyrb
Oct 14, 2018

First, let me say that I think Kate Atkinson is a really good writer and have loved all of the books of hers that I have previously read (works from 2004 onwards). This one simply didn't interest me in either its characters or the storyline. The author's note at the end was the best bit and the most interesting. I can't imagine how hard it is to write a good book and I think 1 miss out of so many hits is to be expected. I hope Kate goes on to write more works, Jackson Brodie or otherwise.

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ownedbydoxies
Oct 03, 2018

Kate Atkinson's books are ALL treasures, in my opinion. They can be complex (this one is in some respects) if you aren't paying attention, but it's worth the time and effort to follow this story with all its repercussions. Excellent book. Interesting and authentic characters. Loved it!

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