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One Good Turn


It is summer, it is the Edinburgh Festival. People queuing for a lunchtime show witness a road-rage incident - an incident which changes the lives of ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.750

Another good novel by Atkinson.

by lindacat on Aug 17, 2007

You will enjoy this suspense tale by Atkinson not only for the mystery plot but also the wry humor with which she laces her novels. You become interested in the characters as well as the storyline. Her previous novel Case Histories is also one you will want to read if you enjoy this one. More


I Know! I Know!

by marianne272 on Apr 3, 2007

Okay, the novel received EXTRAVAGANT praise. Okay, I began to read it with enormous anticipation and the prose is superb. But. . . It wasn't the stream-of-conscious details of each character's thoughts that weighed me down, although enough IS enough. It was the dampening effect of their personalities ... More


elegant and amusing page turner

by blossomcat on Mar 29, 2007

I greatly enjoyed this sequel to Case Histories, which i also loved. The characters are vivid and sympathetic -- I like the way she moved the narrative point of view around, so that the story unfolds through multiple perspectives. The Edinburgh setting was beautifully evoked. i have to confess I had ... More

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