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From the critically acclaimed author of The Legacy They were originally five. And Dylan - charismatic Dylan - the mediator, the leader, the man each one turned to in a time of crisis. Five close friends, bonded in college, still coming together for their annual trip to Las Vegas.
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He claims the Iron Throne. For all Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge will be to face living in a future he never expected to have. A God in Ruins is a masterful companion to Life After Life, and will prove once again that Kate Atkinson is one of the finest novelists of our age.
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The Last Battle will determine the fate of the world Simon and Flora Beaufort have a comfortable, happy life in London. When Flora takes their three children for a month-long vacation in France, Simon stays home to work on his latest film project.
He meets Gillian, a cool, blonde accountant, and as their passionate affair begins Flora discovers a new love of her own. Simon and Flora stray from each other, but neither of them can escape the revelation that lies at the heart of the phenomenon called love.
The Voyage Out is highly significant as her first novel. Both focus on the place of women within the power structures of modern society. This is both an acute analysis and a spirited rallying cry, and remains surprisingly resonant and relevant in the 21st century.
The novel explores these issues more personally, through the character of Rachel Vinrace, a young woman whose voyage out to South America opens up powerful encounters with her fellow-travellers, men and women.
As she begins to understand her place in the world, she finds the happiness of love, but also sees its brute power. Alex and Andrew are friends.
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