Atonement is a magnificent novel, shaped and paced with awesome confidence and eloquence', Independent. 'Subtle as well as powerful, adeptly encompassing comedy as well as atrocity, Atonement is a richly intricate book. A superb achievement which combines a magnificent display of the powers of the imagination with a probing exploration of them', Sunday Times. 'He is this country's unrivalled literary giant...a fascinatingly strange, unique and gripping novel'. Independent on Sunday.
Ian McEwan has written two collections of short stories and nine novels. He won the 1998 Booker Prize for his novel Amsterdam. He has also written several film scripts.