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McEwan, Ian

Works: 672 works in 4,177 publications in 32 languages and 90,810 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Spy stories  Suspense fiction  Drama  War films  Romance fiction  Legal fiction (Literature) 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Contributor, Creator, Scenarist, Dedicatee, Other, Interviewer, Correspondent, Honoree, Recipient
Classifications: PR6063.C4, 823.914
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Atonement : a novel by Ian McEwan( Book )
266 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 8,106 libraries worldwide
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 forever. 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. Briony will have witnessed mysteries and committed a crime that creates in her a sense of guilt that will color her entire life. Ian McEwan has in each of his novels drawn the reader brilliantly into the intimate lives and situations of his characters. But never before has he written on a canvas so large: taking the reader from a manor house in England in 1935, to the retreat to Dunkirk in 1941, to a London hospital soon after where the maimed, broken, and dying soldiers are shipped from the evacuation, to a reunion of the Tallis clan in 1999. Atonement is Ian McEwan's finest achievement. Brilliant and utterly enthralling in its depiction of childhood, love and war. England and class, it is at its center a profound-and profoundly moving-exploration of shame and forgiveness, of atonement and the difficulty of absolution
Saturday : [a novel] by Ian McEwan( Book )
152 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 4,931 libraries worldwide
From the pen of a master-the #1 bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of Atonement-comes an astonishing novel that captures the fine balance of happiness and the unforeseen threats that can destroy it. A brilliant, thrilling page-turner that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Saturday is a masterful novel set within a single day in February 2003. Henry Perowne is a contented man-a successful neurosurgeon, happily married to a newspaper lawyer, and enjoying good relations with his children. Henry wakes to the comfort of his large home in central London on this, his day off. He is as at ease here as he is in the operating room. Outside the hospital, the world is not so easy or predictable. There is an impending war against Iraq, and a general darkening and gathering pessimism since the New York and Washington attacks two years before. On this particular Saturday morning, Perowne's day moves through the ordinary to the extraordinary. After an unusual sighting in the early morning sky, he makes his way to his regular squash game with his anaesthetist, trying to avoid the hundreds of thousands of marchers filling the streets of London, protesting against the war. A minor accident in his car brings him into a confrontation with a small-time thug. To Perowne's professional eye, something appears to be profoundly wrong with this young man, who in turn believes the surgeon has humiliated him-with savage consequences that will lead Henry Perowne to deploy all his skills to keep his family alive
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan( Book )
126 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 4,600 libraries worldwide
The story centers around two newlyweds, Edward and Florence Mayhew both virgins who must struggle through their internal battles with sexual anxiety
Amsterdam by Ian McEwan( Book )
212 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 29 languages and held by 4,452 libraries worldwide
In the days that follow the funeral Clive & Vernon will make a pact that will have consequences neither has foreseen. Each will make a terrible moral decision, their friendship will be tested to its limits & Julian will be fighting for his political life
Sweet tooth : a novel by Ian McEwan( Book )
79 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,934 libraries worldwide
The year is 1972. Britain is confronting economic disaster. The cultural cold war continues, the country is being torn apart by industrial unrest and terrorism, and faces its fifth state of emergency. Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year as a student at Cambridge, and finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services. Recruited into MI5 against a backdrop of the Cold War, Serena, a compulsive reader, is assigned to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer. England's legendary intelligence agency is determined to manipulate the cultural conversation by funding writers whose politics align with those of the government. The operation is code named "sweet tooth". This 'secret mission' brings her into the literary world of writer Tom Haley. First she loves his stories, then she begins to love the man. Can she maintain the fiction of her undercover life? And who is inventing whom? To answer these questions, Serena must abandon the first rule of espionage: trust no one
Solar : a novel by Ian McEwan( Book )
112 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 3,770 libraries worldwide
When Nobel prize-winning physicist Michael Beard's personal and professional lives begin to intersect in unexpected ways, an opportunity presents itself in the guise of an invitation to travel to New Mexico. Here is a chance for him to extricate himself from his marital problems, reinvigorate his career, and very possibly save the world from environmental disaster
The children act : a novel by Ian McEwan( Book )
81 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,510 libraries worldwide
Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in London presiding over cases in family court. She is fiercely intelligent, well respected, and deeply immersed in the nuances of her particular field of law. Often the outcome of a case seems simple from the outside, the course of action to ensure a child's welfare obvious. But the law requires more rigor than mere pragmatism, and Fiona is expert in considering the sensitivities of culture and religion when handing down her verdicts. But Fiona's professional success belies domestic strife. Her husband, Jack, asks her to consider an open marriage and, after an argument, moves out of their house. His departure leaves her adrift, wondering whether it was not love she had lost so much as a modern form of respectability; whether it was not contempt and ostracism she really fears. She decides to throw herself into her work, especially a complex case involving a seventeen-year-old boy whose parents will not permit a lifesaving blood transfusion because it conflicts with their beliefs as Jehovah's Witnesses. But Jack doesn't leave her thoughts, and the pressure to resolve the case--as well as her crumbling marriage--tests Fiona in ways that will keep readers thoroughly enthralled until the last stunning page
Enduring love : a novel by Ian McEwan( Book )
122 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,453 libraries worldwide
One windy spring day in the Chilterns Joe Rose's calm, organised life is shattered by a ballooning accident. The afternoon could have ended in mere tragedy, but for his brief meeting with Jed Parry. 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
Atonement by Stanley Fowler Wright( visu )
70 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,887 libraries worldwide
Engeland, 1935. Een 13-jarige meisje, aankomend schrijfster, beschuldigt de vriend van haar zus van een misdaad, wat van grote invloed is op hun verdere levens
The innocent by Ian McEwan( Book )
149 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,702 libraries worldwide
A young British post office technician becomes deeply involved in electronic surveillance in postwar Berlin in 1955
Nutshell : a novel by Ian McEwan( Book )
53 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,576 libraries worldwide
Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She's still in the marital home -- a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse -- but not with John. Instead, she's with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan. But there is a witness to their plot: the inquisitive, nine-month-old resident of Trudy's womb
The child in time by Ian McEwan( Book )
152 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,319 libraries worldwide
Explores the nature of time and our perception of it, in a story about the loss of a child and the importance of childhood
Black dogs by Ian McEwan( Book )
95 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,273 libraries worldwide
As Eastern Europe changes in 1989, Bernard Tremaine, a British political commentater and communist, takes stock of his life and his wife's conversion to spiritual faith
The cement garden by Ian McEwan( Book )
163 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,095 libraries worldwide
In the relentless summer heat, four abruptly orphaned children retreat into a shadowy, isolated world, and find their own strange and unsettling ways of fending for themselves
Atonement by Ian McEwan( Sound Recording )
77 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,878 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1935, 13-year-old Briony Tallis wildly misinterprets the relationship between her sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner, childhood friends home from Cambridge. So when her young cousin is assaulted, Briony gives in to her hyperactive imagination and blames the atrocity on Robbie. It is a terrible decision that alters lives and fills Briony with an everlasting sense of guilt
The comfort of strangers by Ian McEwan( Book )
133 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,871 libraries worldwide
As their holiday unfolds, Colin and Maria are locked into their own intimacy. They groom themselves meticulously, as though there waits someone who cares deeply about how they appear. Then they meet a man with a disturbing story to tell and become drawn into a fantasy of violence and obsession
The daydreamer by Ian McEwan( Book )
61 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,538 libraries worldwide
An imaginative ten-year-old boy, who is best understood by his family, recounts some of the adventures he has while daydreaming
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan( Sound Recording )
42 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,283 libraries worldwide
The story centers around two newlyweds, Edward and Florence Mayhew both virgins who must struggle through their internal battles with sexual anxiety
First love, last rites by Ian McEwan( Book )
107 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,235 libraries worldwide
Taut, brooding and densely atmospheric, these stories show us the ways in which murder can arise out of boredom, perversity can result from adolescent curiosity, and sheer evil might be the solution to unbearable loneliness
In between the sheets, and other stories by Ian McEwan( Book )
81 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
Call them transcripts of dreams or deadly accurate maps of the tremor zones of the psyche, the seven stories in this collection engage and implicate us in the most fearful ways imaginable. A two-timing pornographer becomes an unwilling object in the fantasies of one of his victims. A jaded millionaire buys himself the perfect mistress and plunges into a hell of jealousy and despair. And in the course of a weekend with his teenage daughter, a guilt-ridden father discovers the depths of his own blundering innocence. At once chilling and beguiling, and written in prose of lacerating beauty, In Between the Sheets is a tour de force by one of England's most acclaimed practitioners of literary unease
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Ian McEwan anglický spisovatel
Ian McEwan britischer Schriftsteller
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Ioannes McEwan
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Mākīwān, Iyān 1948-
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McEwan, Ian Russell
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