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Ian McEwan - Author


Ian McEwan is a critically acclaimed author of short stories and novels for adults, as well as The Daydreamer, a children's novel illustrated by Anthony Browne. His first published work, a collection of short stories, First Love, Last Rites, won the Somerset Maugham Award. His novels include The Child in Time, which won the 1987 Whitbread Novel of the Year Award, The Cement Garden, Enduring Love, Amsterdam, which won the 1998 Booker Prize, Atonement and Saturday.

If you like Ian McEwan you might also like to read books by Michael Frayn, Jane Gardam and John Lanchester.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Ian McEwan

Nutshell by Ian McEwan
Nutshell
Ian McEwan
Possibly the most unusual crime book of the year insofar as it follows the story of a crime from the point of view of an unborn child, isolated inside his mother's womb but listening to all manifestations of the world...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017
Nutshell by Ian McEwan
Nutshell
Ian McEwan
Maxim Jakubowski October 2016 Highly Recommended. Possibly the most unusual crime book of the year insofar as it follows the story of a crime from the point of view of an unborn child, isolated inside his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2016
The Children Act by Ian McEwan
The Children Act
Ian McEwan
One of the Top 10 Lovereading Reader Review Panel Summer Read selections. The slow decline of a long and happy marriage set against the ascent of a young life recovering from a near fatal illness. The boy is a Jehovah’s...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/04/2015
The Children Act by Ian McEwan
The Children Act
Ian McEwan
The slow decline of a long and happy marriage set against the ascent of a young life recovering from a near fatal illness. The boy is a Jehovah’s Witness and his parents and church forbid blood transfusions. The hospital wants...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan
Sweet Tooth
Ian McEwan
Serena Frome, in her final year at Cambridge, is being groomed for MI5. She is sent on a secret mission - Operation Sweet Tooth - Can she maintain the fiction of her undercover life? And who is inventing whom?
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2013
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Atonement
Ian McEwan
An excellent film but the beauty of the book is in its writing for McEwan is indeed one of our country’s literary giants. Get lost in his words, the hypocrisy of the upper-class world and then the shattering atrocities of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2011
Solar by Ian McEwan
Solar
Ian McEwan
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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2011
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Atonement
Ian McEwan
An excellent film but the beauty of the book is in its writing for McEwan is indeed one of our country’s literary giants. Get lost in his words, the hypocrisy of the upper-class world and then the shattering atrocities of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/08/2010
Solar by Ian McEwan
Solar
Ian McEwan
Winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize 2010. Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 25 March 2010. On Chesil Beach was the last offering from McEwan and although beautifully formed it was a novella...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/03/2010
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
On Chesil Beach
Ian McEwan
Winner of the Book of the Year and Author of the Year at the Galaxy British Book Awards 2008.A heartbreaking novel that is beautifully written. So much can be undone by what is left unsaid and McEwan is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2009
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
On Chesil Beach
Ian McEwan
November 2011 Guest Editor Victoria Hislop selects On Chesil Beach... On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan is a favourite McEwan novel, though I have loved them all. I admire the spareness of his writing - it always seems as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2008
Saturday by Ian McEwan
Saturday
Ian McEwan
One of Alastair Campbell's favourite books. Selected for the Man Booker Prize 2005 Longlist. The novel is set within a single day in Feb 2003 as war in Iraq looms. A successful doctor unwittingly offends a small time...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 05/01/2006
Saturday by Ian McEwan
Saturday
Ian McEwan
Selected for the Man Booker Prize 2005 Longlist. The novel is set within a single day in Feb 2003 as war in Iraq looms. A successful doctor unwittingly offends a small time thug who that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2005
First Love, Last Rites by Ian McEwan
First Love, Last Rites
Ian McEwan
Offering stories of sex and loneliness, adolescence and incest, love and murder, and they linger in the mind long after they are finished, this edition includes a piece by the author on how he came to write First Love, Last...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/1997

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