Case Histories: (Jackson Brodie)

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Now a major BBC1 6-part crime drama series starring Jason Isaacs as former detective Jackson Brodie.

 
Case Histories: (Jackson Brodie), Kate Atkinson

Case Histories is Kate Atkinson's first foray into crime fiction, and introduces the popular Jackson Brodie, who returns in One Good Turn, When Will There Be Good News? and Started Early, Took My Dog. A six-part BBC1 drama series starring Jason Isaacs as Jackson Brodie and set in Edinburgh is scheduled for transmission in autumn 2011. A sweltering, unusually hot summer. To Jackson Brodie, former police inspector turned private investigator, the world consists of one accounting sheet - Lost on the left, Found on the right - and the two never seem to balance. Surrounded by death, intrigue and misfortune, his own life haunted by a family tragedy, Jackson attempts to unravel three disparate Case Histories and begins to realise that in spite of apparent diversity, everything is connected...

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  • Paperback
    $19.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780552777551
    Published: 01/12/2011
    Imprint: Black Swan
    Extent: 432 pages
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    ISBN: 9780552772433
    Published: 01/06/2005
    Imprint: Black Swan
    Extent: 432 pages
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    ISBN: 9781409094524
    Published: 01/05/2010
    Imprint: Transworld Digital
    Extent: 432 pages
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    ISBN: 9781846572388
    Published: 15/03/2010
    Imprint: Audiobooks
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"A greedy feast of a story by a masterful author...A profound, exciting and lingering read" - Daily Express

"Vivid, multifaceted... Case Histories manages to be such an ultimately joyful novel.. I found myself captivated throughout by the vivacity and big-hearted humour... skilled juxtaposition" - WBQ

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Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson won the Whitbread (now Costa) Book of the Year prize with her first novel, Behind The Scenes At The Museum. Her four bestselling novels featuring former detective Jackson Brodie became the BBC television series Case Histories, starring Jason Isaacs. Her latest novel Life After Life was the winner of the Costa Novel Award and the South Bank Sky Arts Literature Prize, and was shortlisted for the Women's Prize.


She was appointed MBE in the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours List, and was voted Waterstones UK Author of the Year at the 2013 Specsavers National Book Awards.

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