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    DescriptionOn the hottest day of the summer of 1934, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis sees her sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country house. Watching her is Robbie Turner, her childhood friend who, like Cecilia, has recently come down from Cambridge. By the end of that day, the lives of all three will have been changed for ever. Robbie and Cecilia will have crossed a boundary they had not even imagined at its start, and will have become victims of the younger girl's imagination. Briony will have witnessed mysteries, and committed a crime for which she will spend the rest of her life trying to atone.


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    Title
    Atonement
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ian McEwan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 313 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780099507383
    ISBN 10: 0099507382
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    DC22: 823.914
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC22: FIC
    Libri: ENGL3010, ENGM1010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Publisher
    VINTAGE
    Imprint name
    VINTAGE
    Publication date
    01 August 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Ian McEwan is the author of two collections of stories and twelve previous novels, including Enduring Love, Amsterdam, for which he won the Booker Prize in 1998, Atonement and, most recently, Solar.
    Review quote
    "A magnificient novel" Independent "A beautiful and majestic fictional panorama" -- John Updike "A superb achievement" Sunday Times "Brilliantly explores the currents of guilt, shame and anger... Utterly satisfying, complete" Scotsman "Smoulders with slow-burning menace" The Times