Ian McEwan.

In this rich novel by the author of the Booker Prize-winning novel "Amsterdam, " a young girl unwittingly tells a tale that turns her family upside down. Brilliant and utterly enthralling in its depiction of childhood, love and war, England and class, "Atonement" is at its center a profound--and profoundly moving--exploration of shame and forgiveness, of atonement and the difficulty of absolution. Copyright #169; Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


Mary Ellen RaunPosted March 4, 2009

A powerful story, Ian McEwan's Atonement begins in prewar England of 1935 with all its class distinctions and discriminations. Thirteen-year-old Briony has failed to grasp the nature of the relationship between her older sister, Cecelia, and the son ...

read more


Books to MoviesPosted November 4, 2009


E.J.Posted March 19, 2009

I found this hard to get through, but I loved the movie so much that I'm going to try to read it again!