Tuesday, April 26, 2011

When Will There Be Good News by Kate Atkinson


The reviews for this book are fantastic.  And I agree about her writing - Atkinson is a great writer - but there is something about the structure of this story that just didn't jive with me.  There were too many different story lines, and even though I understand that she was making the different stories converge, it ended up being way too confusing at the beginning.  Perhaps if I had have read earlier works featuring the same detective characters, I would be more interested.  It was very hard for this new reader to jump into an established author's series because of stylistic constraints.

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