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First Love, Last Rites By Ian McEwan

First Love, Last Rites by Ian McEwan

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Summary

Taut, brooding and densely atmospheric, these stories show us the ways in which murder can arise out of boredom, perversity can result from adolescent curiosity, and sheer evil might be the solution to unbearable loneliness.

First Love, Last Rites Summary

First Love, Last Rites by Ian McEwan

Taut, brooding and densely atmospheric, these stories show us the ways in which murder can arise out of boredom, perversity can result from adolescent curiosity, and sheer evil might be the solution to unbearable loneliness.

First Love, Last Rites Reviews

Now 40 years since first publication, McEwan's first published work is still his most hauntingly dark and atmospheric. * Esquire *
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 *
A writer of uncanny power * Time *

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

GOR009630892
9781784703608
1784703605
First Love, Last Rites by Ian McEwan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2018-10-04
208
N/A
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