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The Child In Time By Ian McEwan

The Child In Time
by Ian McEwan

Now a major BBC drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch `Only Ian McEwan could write about loss with such telling honesty' Benedict CumberbatchOn a routine trip to the supermarket with his daughter one Saturday morning, Stephen Lewis, a well-known writer of children's books, turns his back momentarily.

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The Child In Time Summary


Now a major BBC drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch `Only Ian McEwan could write about loss with such telling honesty' Benedict Cumberbatch On a routine trip to the supermarket with his daughter one Saturday morning, Stephen Lewis, a well-known writer of children's books, turns his back momentarily. When he looks around again, his child is gone. In a single moment, everything is changed. The kidnapping has a devastating effect on Stephen's life and marriage. Memories and the present become inseparable - as Stephen gets lost in daydreams of the past - and time bends back on itself, dragging Stephen's own childhood back into the present.

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GOR001198884
The Child In Time
Ian McEwan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1997-06-05
256
0099755017
9780099755012
Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 1987 Winner of Whitbread Prize (Novel) 1987
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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