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ISBN13: 9780307388841
ISBN10: 0307388840
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Booker Prize Finalist

The New York Times Book Review EDITORS' CHOICE and a Washington Post, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

"A beautiful and majestic fictional panorama."

John Updike, The New Yorker

The introduction, discussion questions, suggested reading list, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your group's reading of Ian McEwan's international bestseller Atonement.

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polutropos, January 12, 2011 (view all comments by polutropos)
An outstanding novel by a master. A layered, beautifully structured masterpiece.
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Rebecca Hawkins, January 4, 2010 (view all comments by Rebecca Hawkins)
A riveting and original novel by one of the best living authors we have. Skip the just-okay movie, and read the book!
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Gertrude, January 4, 2010 (view all comments by Gertrude)
This is one of the most compelling books I have ever read. In the early chapters, it may seem like little is happening--but you know something important is coming. And when it does, it changes many lives. The fallout from this incident is portrayed with all the tragic irony one could find in life, and the characters are fleshed out beautifully. Start reading it, and you won't want to put it down.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307388841
Author:
McEwan, Ian
Publisher:
Anchor
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Sisters
Subject:
Country life
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20071127
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
6.91x4.21x1.08 in. .51 lbs.

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Product details 496 pages Anchor Books - English 9780307388841 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "McEwan at his most closely observed and psychologically penetrating, and his most sweeping and expansive....With each book McEwan ranges wider, and his powers have never been more fully in evidence than here." Publishers Weekly
"Review" by , "Moving deftly between styles, this is a compelling exploration of guilt and the struggle for forgiveness."
"Review" by , "A beautiful and majestic fictional panorama."
"Review" by , "Not since the 19th century has a writer stepped in and out of his characters' minds with such unfettered confidence."
"Review" by , "No one now writing fiction in the English language surpasses Ian McEwan."
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