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Atonement

Author: Ian McEwan; Jill Tanner
Publisher: Prince Fredrick, MD : Recorded Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set during the seemingly idyllic summer of 1935 at the country estate of the Tallis family, the first section of this thought-provoking novel ambles through one scorchingly hot day that changes the lives of almost everyone present. The catalyst is overly imaginative 13-year-old Briony, who accuses Robbie, her sister's childhood friend and their housemaid's son, of raping her cousin Lola. The young man is sent to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ian McEwan; Jill Tanner
ISBN: 1402511787 9781402511783
OCLC Number: 49340277
Notes: Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Jill Tanner.
Description: 8 sound cassettes (855 min.) : analog.
Responsibility: by Ian McEwan.

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Set during the seemingly idyllic summer of 1935 at the country estate of the Tallis family, the first section of this thought-provoking novel ambles through one scorchingly hot day that changes the lives of almost everyone present. The catalyst is overly imaginative 13-year-old Briony, who accuses Robbie, her sister's childhood friend and their housemaid's son, of raping her cousin Lola. The young man is sent to prison and Cecilia, heartbroken, abandons her family and becomes a nursing sister in London. In the second part, McEwan vividly describes another single day, this time Robbie's experiences during the ignominious British retreat to Dunkirk early in World War II. Finally, readers meet Briony again, now a nursing student. She is aware that she might have been wrong that day five years earlier and begins to seek atonement, having clearly ruined two lives.

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