Publication Date: 28/10/2004 ISBN: 9780099481249 Category:

Enduring Love

Ian McEwan

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publication Date: 28/10/2004 ISBN: 9780099481249 Category:
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**AS FEATURED ON BBC2’S BETWEEN THE COVERS**

Discover the tragic masterpiece from Booker prize-winning, Sunday Times bestselling Ian McEwan.

One windy spring day in the Chilterns Joe Rose’s calm, organised life is shattered by a ballooning accident. The afternoon could have ended in mere tragedy, but for his brief meeting with Jed Parry. Unknown to Joe, something passes between them – something that gives birth in Parry to an obsession so powerful that it will test to the limits Joe’s beloved scientific rationalism, threaten the love of his wife Clarissa and drive him to the brink of murder and madness.

‘A plot so engrossing that it seems reckless to pick the book up in the evening if you plan to get any sleep that night’ A.S. Byatt

Publisher Review

A virtuoso display * Observer * A novel of rich diversity * Sunday Times * He is the maestro at creating suspense: the particular, sickening, see-sawing kind that demands a kind of physical courage from the reader to continue reading * New Statesman * Taut with narrative excitement and suspense...a novel of rich diversity that triumphantly integrates imagination and intelligence, rationality and emotional alertness * Sunday Times * A page-turner, with a plot so engrossing that it seems reckless to pick the book up in the evening if you plan to get any sleep that night -- Alain de Botton * Daily Mail *

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