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Author: Ian McEwan
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ranging from the Arctic Circle to the deserts of New Mexico, 'Solar' is a serious and darkly satirical novel, showing human frailty struggling with the most pressing and complex problem of our time. It is a story of one man's greed and self-deception.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian McEwan
ISBN: 9780099549024 0099549026 0099555344 9780099555346
OCLC Number: 701109978
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2010.
Description: 390 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Ian McEwan.

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