The five category winners for the Costa Book Awards have been announced. The Costa Book of the Year has been awarded to The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge.
Kate Atkinson's dazzling Life After Life, the bestselling adult book, explored the possibility of infinite chances, as Ursula Todd lived through the turbulent events of the last century again and again. In A God in Ruins, Atkinson turns her focus on Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy – would-be poet, RAF bomber pilot, husband and father – as he navigates the perils and progress of the 20th century. For all Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge will be to face living in a future he never expected to have. Buy the book here.
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