Description - Atonement by Ian McEwan
The publication of Atonement cemented Ian McEwan's reputation as one of the most exciting and accomplished writers of his generation. From its breath-taking opening section, telling the events of a fateful summer's day in 1935, McEwan unravels a tale of love and war that breaks the heart, even as the master novelist's provocative twists of form dazzle the senses.
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(198mm x 129mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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Author Biography - Ian McEwan
Ian McEwan is the critically acclaimed author of seventeen books. His first published work, a collection of short stories, First Love, Last Rites, won the Somerset Maugham Award. His novels include The Child in Time, which won the 1987 Whitbread Novel of the Year Award; The Cement Garden; Enduring Love; Amsterdam, which won the 1998 Booker Prize; Atonement; Saturday; On Chesil Beach; Solar; Sweet Tooth; The Children Act; and Nutshell, which was a Number One bestseller. Atonement and Enduring Love have both been turned into award-winning films, The Children Act and On Chesil Beach are in production and set for release this year, and filming is currently underway for a BBC TV adaptation of The Child in Time.