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Atonement

Author: Ian McEwan
Publisher: New York : Every Man's Library/Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 360.
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 older sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country house. Watching Cecilia is their housekeeper's son Robbie Turner, a childhood friend who, along with Briony's sister, has recently graduated from Cambridge. By the end of that day the lives of all three will have been changed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian McEwan
ISBN: 9780375712470 037571247X 9781841593609 1841593605
OCLC Number: 859184811
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book."
Description: xxix, 378 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 360.
Responsibility: Ian McEwan ; with an introduction by Claire Messud.

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On the hottest day of the summer of 1934, 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. Robbie and  Read more...

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