Kate Atkinson Quotes

My father was an autodidact. It wasn't a middle-class house. Shopkeepers are aspirant. He paid for me to go to private school. He was denied an education - he had a horrible childhood. He got a place at a grammar school and wasn't allowed to go.

 
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Kate Atkinson
Kate Atkinson
  • Born: December 20, 1951
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Author

Kate Atkinson, MBE is an English writer. She won the Whitbread Book of the Year prize in 1995 and, under its new name the Costa Book Awards, in 2013 and 2015 in the Novels category.