Ian McEwan
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Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan is a critically acclaimed author of short stories and novels for adults, as well as The Daydreamer, a children's novel illustrated by Anthony Browne. His first published work, a collection of short stories, First Love, Last Rites, won the Somerset Maugham Award. His other award-winning novels are The Child in Time, which won the 1987 Whitbread Novel of the Year Award, and Amsterdam, which won the 1998 Booker Prize.

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    • Atonement

    • By: Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: Jill Tanner
    • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,138
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,316
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,314

    In Atonement, three children lose their innocence...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An amazing book about complex human perception

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-17-04

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Nutshell

    • By: Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: Rory Kinnear
    • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,672
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,523
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,514

    Nutshell is a classic story of murder and deceit, told by a narrator with a perspective and voice unlike any in recent literature....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Long Version, and the Short.

    • By Ilana on 09-19-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Children Act

    • By: Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,746
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,573
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,568

    Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in London presiding over cases in family court. She is fiercely intelligent, well respected, and deeply immersed in the nuances of her particular field of law....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Troubled characters, elegant writing...serious

    • By AudioAddict on 02-18-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Enduring Love

    • By: Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 291
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 154

    On a sunny afternoon, the middle-aged writer Joe Rose and his wife look up from their picnic in the countryside to see an elderly man desperately trying to anchor his giant helium balloon....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thriller of the minds and relationships

    • By EVERETT on 12-28-04

    Regular price: $23.95

    • The Innocent

    • By: Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: John Franklyn-Robbins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 84

    War-weary Berlin has much to offer Leonard Markham, a young, naive postal engineer: first the arts of sophisticated intrigue, then the delights of sexual pleasure....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Lifelike Knot of Possibilities

    • By Kenneth on 05-10-05

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Sweet Tooth

    • By: Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,121
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 966
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 967

    Set in 1972, Sweet Tooth follows Cambridge student Serena Frome, whose intelligence and beauty land her a job with England's intelligence agency, MI5....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect Book for your Literary Sweet Tooth

    • By Susianna on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $20.72

    • On Chesil Beach

    • By: Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: Ian McEwan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 383
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 186

    Florence is a talented musician who dreams of the perfect life she will create with Edward. But she is overcome by sheer disgust at the idea of physical contact....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best new novels in recent years

    • By George on 06-13-07

    Regular price: $22.60

    • The Cement Garden

    • By: Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 147
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 64

    A tour de force of stunning power, The Cement Garden is a beautiful yet disturbing look at the psychology of childhood....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • (Almost) unbearably dark

    • By Zoe Brookes on 10-01-04

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Amsterdam

    • By: Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 74

    The best-selling author of Atonement and Enduring Love, Ian McEwan is known as one of contemporary fiction’s most acclaimed writers....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Make something, and die.

    • By Darwin8u on 02-07-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Nutshell

    • By: Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: Rory Kinnear
    • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    Nutshell is a classic story of murder and deceit, told by a narrator with a perspective and voice unlike any in recent literature....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious, thrilling story

    • By Benjamin Myers on 10-28-16

    Regular price: $19.18

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