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Ian McEwan
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  • About this Author
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Ian McEwan is the bestselling author of fourteen previous books, including the novels Solar; On Chesil Beach; Saturday; Atonement, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the W. H. Smith Literary Award; The Comfort of Strangers and Black Dogs, both shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Amsterdam, winner of the Booker Prize; and The Child in Time, winner of the Whitbread Award. He has also authored the story collections First Love, Last Rites, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, and In Between the Sheets. He lives in England.

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Amsterdam
A Novel
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 2, 1999
Price: $14.95

Coming soon in paperback. Winner of the 1998 Booker Prize. The best-selling author of Enduring Love returns with Amsterdam, sure to be his most playful and wickedly disarming novel to date. When two old friends meet again at a mutual lover's funeral, the exchange that occurs sets off a series of... Read more >
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Amsterdam
A Novel
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 31, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Atonement

Written by Ian McEwan
Introduction by Claire Messud


Format: Hardcover, 424 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $25.00

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Atonement
A Novel
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 25, 2003
Price: $15.95

2002 National Book Critics Circle Award Winner

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... Read more >
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Atonement
A Novel
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: March 12, 2002
Price: $30.00

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2003 LA Times Book Award for Fiction

2003 ALA Notable Book Award for Adults, Fiction

2002 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction

The People's Booker Prize 2001


In each of his novels Ian McEwan has brilliantly drawn his reader into the intimate lives and situations of his characters. But never... Read more >
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Atonement
A Novel
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 20, 2003
Price: $11.99

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Black Dogs
A Novel
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 29, 1998
Price: $14.95

In 1946, a young couple set off on their honeymoon. Fired by their ideals and passion for one another, they plan an idyllic holiday, only to encounter an experience of darkness so terrifying it alters their lives forever. In this highly praised national bestseller, Ian McEwan has written his most humane... Read more >
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Black Dogs
A Novel
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Cement Garden

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 13, 1994
Price: $14.00

This tour de force of psychological unease excavates the ruins of childhood and uncovers things that most adults have spent a lifetime forgetting--or denying.

First the father dies, then the mother. Four children are left alone in a house that looks like a castle stranded among grim high-rises. Free of supervision... Read more >

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The Child in Time

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 2, 1999
Price: $14.95

Stephen Lewis, a successful writer of children's books, is confronted with the unthinkable: his only child, three-year-old Kate, is snatched from him in a supermarket. In one horrifying moment that replays itself over the years that follow, Stephen realizes his daughter is gone.

With extraordinary tenderness and insight, Booker Prize–winning author Ian... Read more >


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The Children Act

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $25.00

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The Children Act

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $12.99

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The Comfort of Strangers

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 1, 1994
Price: $14.95

On vacation in a city that may or may not be Venice, Mary and Colin are growing weary of each other, lost among the city's ancient, endlessly winding streets. Then one night, on their way to a late dinner, they meet a stranger named Robert. Forceful, insistent, perhaps too forthcoming, Robert... Read more >

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The Daydreamer

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 18, 2000
Price: $13.95

From the inexhaustible imagination of Ian McEwan—a master of contemporary fiction and author of the Booker Prize-winning national bestseller Amsterdam—an enchanting work of fiction that appeals equally to children and adults.

First published in England as a children’s book, The Daydreamer marks a delightful foray by one of our greatest novelists into... Read more >
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The Daydreamer

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: eBook, 160 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 3, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Enduring Love
A Novel
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 29, 1998
Price: $15.95

On a windy spring day in the Chilterns, the calm, organized life of science writer Joe Rose is shattered when he witnesses a tragic accident: a hot-air balloon with a boy trapped in its basket is being tossed by the wind, and in the attempt to save the child, a man... Read more >
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Enduring Love
A Novel
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $11.99

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First Love, Last Rites
Stories
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 13, 1994
Price: $14.00

Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award

"McEwan's fictional world combin[es] the bleak, dreamlike quality of de Chirico's citiscapes with the strange eroticism of canvases by Balthus. Menace lies crouched between the lines of his neat, angular prose, and weird, grisly things occur in his books with nearly casual aplomb."
--New York Times

Stories include:

Homemade

Solid...
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In Between the Sheets

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 1, 1994
Price: $14.00

Here are seven stories from one of England's most acclaimed literary writers.

"A writer in full control of his materials... In [his] short stories, the effect achieved by McEwan's quiet, precise and sensual touch is that of magic realism--a transfiguration of the ordinary that has a...strong visceral impact."
--New York Review of... Read more >

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The Innocent
A Novel
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 29, 1998
Price: $15.00

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The Innocent
A Novel
Written by Ian McEwan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $11.99

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On Chesil Beach

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $14.00

A novel of remarkable depth and poignancy from one of the most acclaimed writers of our time.

It is July 1962. Florence is a talented musician who dreams of a career on the concert stage and of the perfect life she will create with Edward, an earnest young history student at University... Read more >
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On Chesil Beach

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $9.99

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Saturday

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $15.95

In his triumphant new novel, Ian McEwan, the bestselling author of Atonement, follows an ordinary man through a Saturday whose high promise gradually turns nightmarish. Henry Perowne—a neurosurgeon, urbane, privileged, deeply in love with his wife and grown-up children—plans to play a game of squash, visit his elderly mother, and cook... Read more >
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Saturday

Written by Ian McEwan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $11.99

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