The magnificent book behind the acclaimed film starring Keira Knightley and James McAvoy.
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.
"A magnificient novel" * Independent * "A beautiful and majestic fictional panorama" -- John Updike "A superb achievement" * Sunday Times * "Brilliantly explores the currents of guilt, shame and anger... Utterly satisfying, complete" * Scotsman * "Smoulders with slow-burning menace" * The Times *