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Author: Ian McEwan
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compulsive womaniser, Michael Beard finds his fifth marriage floundering. 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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Genre/Form: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian McEwan
ISBN: 9780099549024 0099549026
OCLC Number: 851785667
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 288 pages ; 20 cm

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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  Read more...

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"Savagely funny... Enormously entertaining" * Sunday Times * "A satirical masterpiece...it will come to be regarded as a classic" * Daily Telegraph * "A stunningly accomplished work, possibly his Read more...

 
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