‘Atkinson has a plotter’s mind: intricate, clever, satisfying…Shrines of Gaiety is engrossing and fun, powered by subtle skills.’  The Sunday Times

‘Seduction, betrayal and larger-than-life characters that will have you hooked until the last page.’ – The Sunday Telegraph

‘This book is one to savour, for the energy, for the wit, for the tenderness of characterisation that make Atkinson enduringly popular.’ – The Guardian

‘Atkinson is a thoughtful writer with an astute understanding of 20th-century social history. This is the perfect novel for uncertain times, when comfort of a particularly English and nostalgic stripe is required.’ – The Times

‘A rich cast of characters, an elegantly intricate plot – this is classic Atkinson.’ – Observer

Shrines of Gaiety is out now in hardback.

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