Ian McEwan





Ian McEwan


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in Aldershot, England, The United Kingdom
June 21, 1948

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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 Rites; the Whitbread Novel Award (1987) and the Prix Fémina Etranger (1993) for The Child in Time; and Germany's Shakespeare Prize in 1999. He has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction numerous times, winning the award for Amsterdam in 1998. His novel Atonement received the WH Smith Literary Award (2002), National Book Critics' Cir
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The London Review Bookshop is offering a special opportunity to purchase a limited first edition of Sweet Tooth, signed before publication by the author and published in association with Jonathan Cape. The edition comprises 100 copies, seventy-five of which have been quarterbound in Harmatan Yellow 30 fine leather with letterpress patterned sides on Mohawk Loop Ginger paper, numbered 1 to 75,
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Atonement

3.87 avg rating — 359,468 ratings — published 2001 — 151 editions
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Saturday

3.61 avg rating — 48,266 ratings — published 2005 — 83 editions
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On Chesil Beach

3.53 avg rating — 49,360 ratings — published 2007 — 35 editions
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The Children Act

3.68 avg rating — 41,883 ratings — published 2014 — 62 editions
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Sweet Tooth

3.40 avg rating — 39,349 ratings — published 2012 — 67 editions
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Amsterdam

3.40 avg rating — 33,420 ratings — published 1998 — 95 editions
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Enduring Love

3.62 avg rating — 29,601 ratings — published 1997 — 82 editions
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Solar

3.23 avg rating — 19,583 ratings — published 2010 — 70 editions
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The Cement Garden

3.57 avg rating — 17,724 ratings — published 1978 — 83 editions
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The Comfort of Strangers

3.45 avg rating — 10,109 ratings — published 1981 — 68 editions
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“When it's gone, you'll know what a gift love was. You'll suffer like this. So go back and fight to keep it.”
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