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On Chesil Beach
by Ian McEwan

RRP €10.99

On Chesil Beach
by Author Name Ian McEwan

Book details for title
List Price:10.99
Format: Paperback, 198 x 129 x 13mm, 176pp
Publication date: 03 Jan 2008
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN-13: 9780099512790

Description

It is July 1962. Edward and Florence, young innocents married that morning, arrive at a hotel on the Dorset coast. At dinner in their rooms they struggle to suppress their private fears of the wedding night to come...

Reviews

"Wonderful...exquisite...devastating" Independent on Sunday "On Chesil Beach is more than an event. It is a masterpiece" Times Literary Supplement "Superb... The protagonists have everything to lose, and their faltering journey towards a point of no return is conjured into life my McEwan with irresistible subtlety, tact and force" Financial Times "Exquisitely crafted" Evening Standard "Written with a fierce pursuit of the truth and an utterly modern self-awareness, what a confidant tour de force this turns out to be" Sunday Express