With a writing career now spanning 25 years that encompasses a range of novels and short story collections – mostly found at the top of bestseller lists – it's a challenge knowing where to start with the work of Kate Atkinson. But start you should.
There are the award-winners – and plenty of them. Or for the genre devotees there's the historical fiction, family sagas and even a crime series.
But if you are still looking for a little more guidance, here is a list of our favourites, which will give you a taste of one of the literary world’s more versatile and unique voices.