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The Children Act

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Informationen zum Autor Ian McEwan is the critically acclaimed author of seventeen books. His first published work, a collection of short stories, First Love, Last Rites , won the Somerset Maugham Award. His novels include The Child in Time , which won the 1987 Whitbread Novel of the Year Award; The Cement Garden ; Enduring Love ; Amsterdam , which won the 1998 Booker Prize; Atonement ; Saturday ; On Chesil Beach ; Solar ; Sweet Tooth ; The Children Act ; and Nutshell , which was a Number One bestseller. Atonement and Enduring Love have both been turned into award-winning films, The Children Act and On Chesil Beach are in production and set for release this year, and filming is currently underway for a BBC TV adaptation of The Child in Time . Klappentext Fiona Maye is a High Court judge presiding over cases in family court. Struggling with her own family situation, she throws herself into a particularly complicated case involving a 17-year-old boy whose parents will not permit a lifesaving blood transfusion due to their religious beliefs. Compelling and controversial, this is an incredible new novel from the award-winning author of ATONEMENT. Zusammenfassung Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge, presiding over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude and sensitivity. But her professional success belies private sorrow and domestic strife. There is the lingering regret of her childlessness, and now, her marriage of thirty years is in crisis.

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Authors Ian McEwan
Publisher Vintage UK
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 09.04.2015
EAN 9780099599647
ISBN 978-0-09-959964-7
No. of pages 215
Dimensions 109 mm x 176 mm x 13 mm
Series 151 POCHE
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Religious, Narrative theme: Social issues, Narrative theme: Politics, Relating to Christian people and groups

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