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This is the screen adaptation of the novel by Timothy Mo. It begins with a traditional Chinese wedding in one of the villages of the New Territories. Four years later, Lily and Chen emigrate to England. The film is about their marriage, and how their love becomes eroded by an alien culture and blackmail. Ian McEwan is the author of "In Between the Sheets", "Comfort of Stra ...more
Paperback, 83 pages
Published February 1st 1989 by Faber & Faber
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Read the book after seeing the film!! Not one of my favourite sadly.....film was good though (well done Roger RC)
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Ian McEwan was born on 21 June 1948 in Aldershot, England. He studied at the University of Sussex, where he received a BA degree in English Literature in 1970. He received his MA degree in English Literature at the University of East Anglia.

McEwan's works have earned him worldwide critical acclaim. He won the Somerset Maugham Award in 1976 for his first collection of short stories First Love, Last
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