Shrines of Gaiety - PREM1ER Limited Edition

Shrines of Gaiety - PREM1ER Limited Edition

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  • Limited Edition
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
Limited Edition Only 1500 Copies
Released September 27, 2022
ISBN 978-0857526557
Only 1500 Copies
Limited Edition

£29.99

1926, and in a country still recovering from the Great War, London has become the focus for a delirious new nightlife. In the clubs of Soho, peers of the realm rub shoulders with starlets, foreign dignitaries with gangsters, and girls sell dances for a shilling a time.

The notorious queen of this glittering world is Nellie Coker, ruthless but also ambitious to advance her six children, including the enigmatic eldest, Niven whose character has been forged in the crucible of the Somme. But success breeds enemies, and Nellie's empire faces threats from without and within. For beneath the dazzle of Soho's gaiety, there is a dark underbelly, a world in which it is all too easy to become lost.

With her unique Dickensian flair, Kate Atkinson brings together a glittering cast of characters in a truly mesmeric novel that captures the uncertainty and mutability of life; of a world in which nothing is quite as it seems.

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Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson MBE is an English writer of novels, plays and short stories. She won the Whitbread Book of the Year prize in 1995 in the Novels category for Behind the Scenes at the Museum, winning again in 2013 and 2015 under its new name the Costa Book Awards. The book also went on to be a Sunday Times bestseller.

Since then, she has published further novels, as well as plays and short stories. Some of her books are part of a series of novels, starting with Case Histories, which feature the character of Jackson Brodie as a private investigator and former police inspector.

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