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  • On Chesil Beach
    On Chesil Beach (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    It is July 1962. Edward and Florence, young innocents married that morning, arrive at a hotel on the Dorset coast. At dinner in their rooms they struggle to suppress their private fears of the wedding night to come and, unbeknownst to them both, the events of the evening will haunt them for the rest of their lives.

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  • The Child In Time
    The Child In Time (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    Now a major BBC drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch `Only Ian McEwan could write about loss with such telling honesty' Benedict CumberbatchOn a routine trip to the supermarket with his daughter one Saturday morning, Stephen Lewis, a well-known writer of children's books, turns his back momentarily.

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  • The Wall Jumper
    The Wall Jumper (Paperback) Peter Schneider

    Berlin before the fall of the Wall is a city divided, yet its ordinary residents find ways to live and survive on both sides. All are, in their different ways, wall jumpers, trying to lose themselves but still trapped wherever they go.

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  • Atonement
    Atonement (Hardback) Ian McEwan

    On the hottest day of the summer of 1934, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis sees her sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country house. Robbie and Cecilia will have crossed a boundary they had not even imagined at its start, and will have become victims of the younger girl's imagination.

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  • Atonement
    Atonement (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    On the hottest day of the summer of 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis sees her sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country house.

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  • Solar
    Solar (Paperback) Ian McEwan

    Michael Beard is a Nobel prize-winning physicist whose best work is behind him. When Beard's professional and personal worlds collide in a freak accident, an opportunity presents itself for Beard to extricate himself from his marital mess, reinvigorate his career and save the world from environmental disaster.

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  • Enduring Love
    Enduring Love (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    Unknown to Joe, something passes between them - something that gives birth in Parry to an obsession so powerful that it will test to the limits Joe's beloved scientific rationalism, threaten the love of his wife Clarissa and drive him to the brink of murder and madness.

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  • Enduring Love
    Enduring Love (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    Unknown to Rose, something passes between them - something that gives birth in Parry to an obsession so powerful that it will test to the limits Rose's beloved scientific rationalism, threaten the love of his wife Clarissa and drive him to the brink of murder and madness.

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  • The Daydreamer
    The Daydreamer (Paperback) Ian McEwan

    Peter Fortune is a boy who likes to daydream. He dreams about swapping bodies with his cat and with his baby cousin, but he gets so lost he's unsure where one fantasy finishes and the next begins. Cartwheeling through these transformations, Peter eventually finds himself in an adult body experiencing the adventure of falling in love.

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  • The Comfort Of Strangers
    The Comfort Of Strangers (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    Colin and Mary are a couple whose intimacy knows no bounds. Away on a holiday together in a nameless city, they get lost one evening in a labyrinth of streets and canals. They happen upon Robert, a stranger with a dark history, who takes them to a bar and ushers them down into a subterranean land of violence and obsession.

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  • Saturday
    Saturday (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    Henry Perowne, a successful neurosurgeon, stands at his bedroom window before dawn and watches a plane - ablaze with fire like a meteor - arcing across the London sky. But it is not until Baxter makes a sudden appearance at the Perowne family home that Henry's earlier fears seem about to be realised.

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  • The Cement Garden
    The Cement Garden (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    In the arid summer heat, four children - Jack, Julie, Sue and Tom - find themselves abruptly orphaned. All the routines of childhood are cast aside as the children adapt to a now parentless world. Alone in the house together, the children's lives twist into something unrecognisable as the outside begins to bear down on them.

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  • First Love, Last Rites
    First Love, Last Rites (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    The fortieth anniversary edition of Ian McEwan's first book, now with an introduction from the authorForty years on from first publication, these stories display McEwan's dazzling early talent.

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  • The Daydreamer
    The Daydreamer (Paperback) Ian McEwan, Anthony Browne

    He's a quiet ten year old who can't help himself from dropping out of reality and into the amazing world of his vivid imagination. His daydreams are fantastic and fascinating - only in the bizarre and disturbing world of dreams can he swap bodies with the family cat and his baby cousin, Kenneth, or wipe out his entire family with vanishing cream.

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  • Amsterdam
    Amsterdam (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 1998Two old friends - Cline Linley and Vernon Halliday - meet at the funeral of gorgeous, witty Molly Lane. Clive is Britain's most eminent modern composer and Vernon is the editor of the respected broadsheet, The Judge.

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  • Black Dogs
    Black Dogs (Multiple languages, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    In 1946, June and Bernard set off on their honeymoon. Forty years on, their son-in-law is trying to uncover the cause of their estrangement and is led back to this moment on honeymoon and an experience of such darkness it was to wrench the couple apart.

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  • Atonement
    Atonement (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    On the hottest day of the summer of 1934, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis sees her sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country house. Robbie and Cecilia will have crossed a boundary they had not even imagined at its start, and will have become victims of the younger girl's imagination.

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  • Sweet Tooth
    Sweet Tooth (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    The year is 1972, the Cold War is far from over and Serena Frome, in her final year at Cambridge, is being groomed for MI5. Sent on Operation Sweet Tooth - a highly secret undercover mission - she meets Tom Haley, a promising young writer. To answer these questions, Serena must abandon the first rule of espionage - trust no one.

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  • Solar
    Solar (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    Michael Beard is a Nobel prize-winning physicist whose best work is behind him. When Beard's professional and personal worlds collide in a freak accident, an opportunity presents itself for Beard to extricate himself from his marital mess, reinvigorate his career and save the world from environmental disaster.

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  • The Innocent
    The Innocent (English, Paperback) Ian McEwan

    Into a Berlin wrenched between East and West, comes twenty-five-year-old Leonard Marnham, assigned to a British-American surveillance team.

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