Life After Life

Life After Life


Kate Atkinson

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Life After Life: Snow (V), 11 Feb 1910 Summary & Analysis

Mrs. Glover wakes Dr. Fellowes and opens the curtains even though it is still dark outside. She tells him that there’s been an accident, and he is needed elsewhere: a farmer has been trampled by a bull.
Again, Atkinson returns to the scene of Ursula’s birth in order to indicate a reincarnation. The fact that each of the pieces of the scene moves forward in time also indicates a similar kind of moving for Ursula as she learns more each time she is reincarnated.
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