Synopses & Reviews
Vintage paperback edition of McEwan's finely crafted Booker-winner; a witty and profound morality tale, full of surprises. " a well plotted story of plots which displays its own elegant structure as one of the pleasures offered to the reader... It is full of gusto, straightforward, and delivers blows to the gut... shocking" A.S. Byatt. Despite this title's already high profile, Random House will be mounting a major publicity campaign.
A contemporary morality tale that is as profound as it is witty. Clive Linley and Vernon Halliday are former lovers of the recently-deceased Molly Lane. They make a pact following her funeral, which both tests their friendship to the limits and has consequences neither has foreseen.