Publication Date: 07/07/2022 ISBN: 9781784877873 Category:

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Ian McEwan

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publication Date: 07/07/2022 ISBN: 9781784877873 Category:
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‘Beard sank into a gloom of inattention, not because the planet was in peril – that moronic word again – but because someone was telling him it was with such enthusiasm’

Michael Beard is a Nobel prize-winning physicist whose best work is behind him. He now spends his days speaking for enormous fees and half-heartedly heading a government-backed initiative tackling global warming. A compulsive womaniser, Beard finds his fifth marriage floundering. But this time, she’s having the affair.

When Beard’s professional and personal worlds collide in a freak accident, an opportunity arises for Beard to simultaneously save his marriage and the world from environmental disaster.

‘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

VINTAGE EARTH is a collection of novels to transform our relationship with the natural world. Each one is a work of creative activism, a blast of fresh air, a seed from which change can grow. The books in this series reconnect us to the planet we inhabit – and must protect. Discover great writing on the most urgent story of our times.

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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 *

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