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Atonement by Ian McEwan

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL24287607M
ISBN 109781400075553

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Mar 21,  · For at heart, Atonement is about the pleasures, pains, and dangers of writing, and perhaps even more, about the challenge of controlling what readers make of your writing. McEwan shouldn't have any doubts about readers of Atonement: this is a thoughtful, provocative, and at times moving book that will have readers applauding.4/5(K). Atonement Summary. A lot happens in then some of it doesn't, which can get the plot even more tangled. We start out at the Tallis family's very upper-class English home in , a few years before World War II. Feb 25,  · Atonement is a spectacular book; as good a novel — and more satisfying — than anything McEwan has judybwolfman.comely written narrative. The Dunkirk passage is a stupendous piece of writing, a set piece that could easily stand on its own. "—Noah Richler, National Post/5(). "Atonement" is a book written in three major parts, with a final denouement from the author. Part One tells the story of one day/night in at the Tallis family estate north of London, England.

Atonement is a romantic war drama film directed by Joe Wright and starring James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Saoirse Ronan, Romola Garai, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Vanessa Redgrave. It is based on Ian McEwan's novel of the same name. The film chronicles a crime and its consequences over the course of six decades, beginning in the by: Dario Marianelli. Contact © Copyright Atonement Books | All Rights Reserved. Atonement is a work of astonishing depth and humanity This novel really is worthy of the Booker.” –The Economist “The narrative, as always with McEwan, smoulders with slow-burning menace. the book is magically readable and never has McEwan shown himself to be more in sympathy with the vulnerability of the human heart.” –The Sunday. May 20,  · Atonement is his most deeply emotional book to date, and he is pleased that it turned out a moving love story; he has more often been seen as a master of the gruesome, the disturbing and the morbid after his early novels in the ’s. His first collection of stories, 4/5(35).

Angel's Halo Atonement was another phenomenal addition to this series. From the very start of this book I could not put it down. In fact when I started this book I had only intended to read a part of it, and yet a little over two hours later I had finished the book. This book just took over me and I loved being back in this world so much/5. Sep 21,  · I had watched the movie Atonement some time ago and so was hesitant when I was first assigned this book to read for my Literature class. However, having now finished it, I am able to say wholeheartedly that the movie - although enjoyable - does no justice to the beauty of McEwan's writing/5(). Define atonement. atonement synonyms, atonement pronunciation, atonement translation, English dictionary definition of atonement. n. 1. Amends or reparation made for an injury or wrong; expiation. 2. a. Judaism An individual's reconciliation with God by means of repentance and. Mar 25,  · Atonement, perhaps following the claim of its title, is a radical break with this earlier McEwan, and it is certainly his finest and most complex represents a new era .