Atonement

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.


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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 ...

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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!

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