Kate has revealed details of her next novel - the follow-up to her No. 1 bestseller, Life After Life. A God in Ruins - set for publication in hardback, ebook and audio in May 2015 - will follow Teddy, the younger brother of Ursula Todd, the protagonist from Life After Life.
In A God in Ruins, Kate will focus on Teddy, would-be poet, RAF bomber pilot, husband and father, as he navigates the perils and progress of the 20th century. For all Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge will be to face living in a future he never expected to have.
Kate's publisher said, "A God in Ruins is a masterful companion to Life After Life, and will prove once again that Kate Atkinson is one of the finest novelists of our age."
The images above show the UK jacket on the left, the US cover in the middle and the Canadian edition on the right.