Kate Atkinson Bundle – Jackson Brodie Novels
Two excellent books from Kate Atkinson’s hugely popular Jackson Brodie series of novels – both in paperback:
- Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
- Big Sky by Kate Atkinson
This book bundle comes beautifully wrapped at no additional charge. Unless you specify otherwise on purchase, the books will be wrapped as one package in Christmas-themed paper.
Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
The first Jackson Brodie novel: literary crime from the prizewinning, number-one bestselling author of Big Sky and Transcription.
Cambridge is sweltering, during an unusually hot summer. To Jackson Brodie, former police inspector turned private investigator, the world consists of one accounting sheet – Lost on the left, Found on the right – and the two never seem to balance. Surrounded by death, intrigue and misfortune, his own life haunted by a family tragedy, Jackson attempts to unravel three disparate case histories and begins to realise that in spite of apparent diversity, everything is connected…
‘An astonishingly complex and moving literary detective story that made me sob but also snort with laughter. It’s the sort of novel you have to start rereading the minute you’ve finished it.’ Guardian.
Big Sky by Kate Atkinson
Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village in North Yorkshire, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son Nathan and ageing Labrador Dido, both at the discretion of his former partner Julia. It’s a picturesque setting, but there’s something darker lurking behind the scenes.
Jackson’s current job, gathering proof of an unfaithful husband for his suspicious wife, seems straightforward, but a chance encounter with a desperate man on a crumbling cliff leads him into a sinister network-and back into the path of someone from his past. Old secrets and new lies intersect in this breathtaking new literary crime novel, both sharply funny and achingly sad, by one of the most dazzling and surprising writers at work today.
‘It’s a masterclass in brilliant writing and whether you’ve read the earlier books in the series or not, you’ll enjoy it.’ Independent. ‘Like all good detectives, he is a hero for men and women alike.’ The Times. ‘Laced with Atkinson’s sharp, dry humour, and one of the joys of the Brodie novels has always been that they are so funny.’ Observer.
5 in stock (can be backordered)