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Solar By Ian McEwan

Solar by Ian McEwan

Condition - Very Good
$13.69
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Summary

Michael Beard is a Nobel prize-winning physicist whose best work is behind him. 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 world from environmental disaster.

Solar Summary

Solar by Ian McEwan

Michael Beard is a Nobel prize-winning physicist whose best work is behind him. A compulsive womaniser, Beard finds his fifth marriage floundering. But this time it is different: his wife is having the affair, and he is still in love with her. 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 world from environmental disaster.

Solar Reviews

"Savagely funny... Enormously entertaining" * Sunday Times *
"A satirical masterpiece...it will come to be regarded as a classic" * Daily Telegraph *
"A stunningly accomplished work, possibly his best yet" * Financial Times *
"McEwan has succeeded in producing a novel that is both profoundly serious and hilariously funny" * Mail on Sunday *
"Vivacious and sprawling, a beautifully and compellingly written novel" * The Times *

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

GOR002547116
9780099549024
0099549026
Solar by Ian McEwan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2011-03-03
304
N/A
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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