• A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson, Summary & Analysis

  • By: Instaread
  • Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
  • Length: 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 06-23-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Instaread
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.3 (3 ratings)

Regular price: $3.95

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free.
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price.
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love.
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel.
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month.
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $3.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Add to Library for $0.00

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Preview:
A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson is a novel set primarily in England that is about the horrors of war, the joys and challenges of family, and the fear and sadness of terminal illness.
In 1925, young Teddy goes for a walk with his Aunt Izzie. He tries to share his love and knowledge of things in nature with her, but she does not seem interested. Teddy is upset by the fact that Izzie claims to have eaten a skylark. Izzie asks him questions about his likes and dislikes. She later uses his answers to write a series of books loosely based on him even though the main character is nothing like Teddy. Teddy hates the books and the fact that they are dedicated to him.
When World War II begins, Teddy signs up. He is relieved to be escaping work at the bank with his father...
PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book.
Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of A God in Ruins


Summary of book
Introduction to the Important People in the book
Analysis of the Themes and Author's Style
About the Author

With Instaread, you can get the summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, summarize and analyze it for your convenience.
©2015 Instaread (P)2015 Instaread
Show More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
1 out of 5 stars
By Naoise'sGirl on 08-19-15

Babyish

This piece is worthless . A caricature. So bad I am bothering to review it. An insult to the author.

Read More Hide me

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews