One Good Turn: (Jackson Brodie)

One Good Turn: (Jackson Brodie)

CD-Audio Jackson Brodie

By (author) Kate Atkinson, Read by Jason Isaacs

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  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
  • Format: CD-Audio | 5 pages
  • Dimensions: 126mm x 142mm x 26mm | 200g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1846572398
  • ISBN 13: 9781846572395
  • Edition: Abridged
  • Edition statement: Abridged edition
  • Sales rank: 756,811

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It is the Edinburgh Festival. People queuing for a lunchtime show witness a road-rage incident - an incident which changes the lives of everyone involved. Jackson Brodie, ex-army, ex-police, ex-private detective, is also an innocent bystander - until he becomes a suspect. With "Case Histories", Kate Atkinson showed how brilliantly she could explore the crime genre and make it her own. In "One Good Turn" she takes her masterful plotting one step further. Like a set of Russian dolls each thread of the narrative reveals itself to be related to the last. Her Dickensian cast of characters are all looking for love or money and find it in surprising places. As ever with Atkinson what each one actually discovers is their true self. Unputdownable and triumphant, "One Good Turn" is a sharply intelligent read that is also percipient, funny, and totally satisfying.

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Kate Atkinson 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. Her latest novel Life After Life was the winner of the Costa Novel Award and the South Bank Sky Arts Literature Prize, and was shortlisted for the Women's Prize. She was appointed MBE in the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours List, and was voted Waterstones UK Author of the Year at the 2013 Specsavers National Book Awards.