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First Love, Last Rites By Ian McEwan

First Love, Last Rites by Ian McEwan

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Summary

The fortieth anniversary edition of Ian McEwan's first book, now with an introduction from the authorForty years on from first publication, these stories display McEwan's dazzling early talent.

First Love, Last Rites Summary

First Love, Last Rites: 40th Anniversary Edition by Ian McEwan

The fortieth anniversary edition of Ian McEwan's first book, now with an introduction from the author Forty years on from first publication, these stories display McEwan's dazzling early talent. Taut, brooding and densely atmospheric, they are stories of sex and loneliness, adolescence and incest, love and murder, and they linger in the mind long after they are finished. This special edition includes a piece by the author on how he came to write First Love, Last Rites and rare archive material including manuscript pages, early publicity material and the cover of the first edition.

First Love, Last Rites Reviews

"Marks the debut of a talented and genuinely imaginative writer" -- Julian Barnes * New Statesman *
"As promising a first collection of stories as I have ever come across" * Vogue *
"Ian McEwan writes to shock and succeeds... It is a tour-de-force of concision, and funny, too, in a deadpan manner" -- Gabriele Annan * Times Literary Supplement *
"And now for a brand new writer of formidable talent, Ian McEwan who is 27. His stories First Love, Last Rites...are the most devastating debut I have seen for a long time" -- Peter Lewis * Daily Mail *
"A brilliant debut by the most promising writer around" -- A. Alvarez * Observer Books of the Year *

About Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan is the critically acclaimed author of seventeen books. 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; Saturday; On Chesil Beach; Solar; Sweet Tooth; The Children Act; and Nutshell, which was a Number One bestseller. Atonement and Enduring Love have both been turned into award-winning films, The Children Act and On Chesil Beach are in production and set for release this year, and filming is currently underway for a BBC TV adaptation of The Child in Time.

Additional information

GOR001267445
9780099754817
0099754819
First Love, Last Rites: 40th Anniversary Edition by Ian McEwan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1997-06-05
208
Winner of Somerset Maugham Awards 1976
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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