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Lessons

A Novel

Lessons( )
Author: McEwan, Ian
ISBN:978-1-5291-1631-1
Publication Date:Jun 2023
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.99
Book Description:

The story of a life. The story of the year. 'Lessons shows [McEwan] at the very peak of his powers. He has written his masterpiece' Daily Telegraph When the world is still counting the cost of the Second World War and the Iron Curtain has descended, young Roland Baines's life is turned upside down. Stranded at boarding school, his vulnerability attracts his piano teacher, Miriam Cornell, leaving scars as well as a memory of love...
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Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Coming Of Age
Fiction / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 3 cm
Book Weight:0.334 Kilograms
Author Biography
McEwan, Ian (Author)
Ian McEwan was born in Aldershot, England on June 21, 1948. He received a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Sussex and an M.A. in English Literature from the University of East Anglia. He writes novels, plays, and collections of short stories including In Between the Sheets, The Cement Garden, The Comfort of Strangers, The Innocent, Black Dogs, The Daydreamer, Enduring Love, Sweet Tooth, The Children Act and Nutshell.

He has won numerous awards including the 1976 Somerset Maugham Award for First Love, Last Rites; the 1987 Whitbread Novel Award and the 1993 Prix Fémina Etranger for The Child in Time; the 1998 Booker Prize for Fiction for Amserdam; the 2002 W. H. Smith Literary Award, the 2003 National Book Critics' Circle Fiction Award, the 2003 Los Angeles Times Prize for Fiction, and the 2004 Santiago Prize for the European Novel for Atonement; and the 2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Saturday.

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