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Atonement (Vintage Modern Classics Hardback)

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National Bestseller Ian McEwan's symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose. On a hot summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses a moment's flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner, the son of a servant and Cecilia's childhood friend. But Briony' s incomplete grasp of adult motives-together with her precocious literary gifts-brings about a crime that will change all their lives. As it follows that crime's repercussions through the chaos and carnage of World War II and into the close of the twentieth century, Atonement engages the reader on every conceivable level, with an ease and authority that mark it as a genuine masterpiece.

Signs of shelf wear, otherwise in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Ian McEwan
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0099555557
ISBN-13:
9780099555551
Number of pages:
371
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Title:
Atonement (Vintage Modern Classics Hardback)

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National Bestseller Ian McEwan's symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose. On a hot summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses a moment's flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner, the son of a servant and Cecilia's childhood friend. But Briony' s incomplete grasp of adult motives-together with her precocious literary gifts-brings about a crime that will change all their lives. As it follows that crime's repercussions through the chaos and carnage of World War II and into the close of the twentieth century, Atonement engages the reader on every conceivable level, with an ease and authority that mark it as a genuine masterpiece.

Signs of shelf wear, otherwise in very good condition.

Author(s):
Ian McEwan
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0099555557
ISBN-13:
9780099555551
Number of pages:
371
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Title:
Atonement (Vintage Modern Classics Hardback)

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