Biography

Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan is the bestselling author of 15 books, including the novels SWEET TOOTH; SOLAR, winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize; ON CHESIL BEACH; SATURDAY, ATONEMENT, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the W. H. Smith Literary Award; THE COMFORT OF STRANGERS and BLACK DOGS, both shortlisted for the Booker Prize; AMSTERDAM, winner of the Booker Prize; and THE CHILD IN TIME, winner of the Whitbread Award; as well as the story collections FIRST LOVE, LAST RITES, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, and IN BETWEEN THE SHEETS.

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Books by Ian McEwan

by Ian McEwan - Fiction

Two days after her husband of 30 years tells her he plans to have an affair, Fiona Maye, a High Court judge who regrets her childlessness, must decide whether or not to grant a hospital’s emergency request to give a blood transfusion to a 17-year-old boy dying of leukemia. He and his parents are Jehovah’s Witnesses who have refused the treatment on religious grounds. McEwan’s latest novel is a powerful reminder that one’s actions often have unforeseen repercussions.

by Ian McEwan - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

Set in 1972 during the Cold War, England's legendary intelligence agency MI5 embarks on an operation code-named "Sweet Tooth" to fund writers whose politics align with those of the government. Cambridge student Serena Frome is hired to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer named Tom Haley. But when she begins to fall in love with him, she wonders how long she can conceal her undercover life.

by Ian McEwan - Fiction

Ian McEwan's symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.