Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Life After Life

Todd Family #1

Kate Atkinson

fiction historical literary magical realism emotional reflective slow-paced

531 pages | first published 2013

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What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd...
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Moods

emotional 71%
reflective 63%
mysterious 39%
dark 35%
sad 35%
adventurous 31%
challenging 25%
hopeful 25%
tense 18%
funny 9%
inspiring 9%
informative 4%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 48%
slow 42%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 34% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 9% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 27% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.81

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