Case Histories: (Jackson Brodie)
Now a major BBC1 6-part crime drama series starring Jason Isaacs as former detective Jackson Brodie.
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...
Paperback$19.99 RRPISBN: 9780552777551Published: 01/12/2011Imprint: Black SwanExtent: 432 pages
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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 last 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. It was also voted Book of the Year for the independent booksellers associations on both sides of the Atlantic. Her new novel A God in Ruins is a companion to Life After Life.
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.