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Atonement

Author: Ian McEwan
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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. Watching her is Robbie Turner, her childhood friend who, like Cecilia, has recently come down from Cambridge. By the end of that day the lives of all three will have been changed for ever."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Bildungsromans
General fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McEwan, Ian.
Atonement.
London : Jonathan Cape, 2001
(OCoLC)606909143
Online version:
McEwan, Ian.
Atonement.
London : Jonathan Cape, 2001
(OCoLC)630797623
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian McEwan
ISBN: 0224062522 9780224062527 0224062786 9780224062787 9780099507383 0099507382
OCLC Number: 47231087
Awards: Winner of The Commonwealth Writer's Prize Best Book Eurasia 2002
Winner of WH Smith Literary Prize 2002
Short-listed for WH Smith Book Awards (Fiction) 2002
Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 2001
Short-listed for Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 2001
Short-listed for Whitbread Prize (Novel) 2001
Description: 371 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ian McEwan.
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A story that begins with three young people in the garden of a country house on the hottest day of 1935, and ends with three profoundly changed lives. A depiction of love and war, class, childhood  Read more...

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"The engrossing new novel by the winner of the 1998 Booker Prize "hauls a defining part of the British literary tradition up to and into the 21st century." -Geoff Dyer, "The Guardian""It is rare for Read more...

 
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