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On Chesil Beach By Ian McEwan

On Chesil Beach
by Ian McEwan

In a hotel on the Dorset coast, overlooking Chesil Beach, Edward and Florence, who got married that morning, are sitting down to dinner in their room. Neither is entirely able to suppress their anxieties about the wedding night to come. This is a story about how the entire course of a life can be changed by a gesture not made or a word not spoken.
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On Chesil Beach Summary


It is June 1962. In a hotel on the Dorset coast, overlooking Chesil Beach, Edward and Florence, who got married that morning, are sitting down to dinner in their room. Neither is entirely able to suppress their anxieties about the wedding night to come..."On Chesil Beach" is another masterwork from Ian McEwan - a story about how the entire course of a life can be changed by a gesture not made or a word not spoken.

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Sku
GOR000496432
Title
On Chesil Beach
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Year published
Number of pages
176
ISBN 10
0224081187
ISBN 13
9780224081184
Prizes
Winner of British Book Awards: Galaxy Book of the Year Award 2008 Winner of British Book Awards: Reader's Digest Author of the Year Award 2008 Short-listed for Irish Book Awards: RTE Radio 1's The Tubridy Show Listeners' Choice Award 2008 Short-listed for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2007 Short-listed for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2007
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