NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE 'I cannot remember the last time I read a novel so beautifully written or utterly compelling from the very first page' Bill Bryson, Sunday Times 19980423
Shortlisted for Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 1997 and WH Smith Literary Prize 1998.
'Hypnotically readable' - Sunday Telegraph. 'A virtuoso display' - The Observer. 'A novel of rich diversity' - The Sunday Times
Ian McEwan's first published work, a collection of short stories called First Love, Last Rites, won the Somerset Maugham Award. His novels include The Child In Time, which won the 1987 Whitbread Novel of the Year Award, The Cement Garden, Enduring Love and Amsterdam, which won the 1998 Booker Prize. His most recent novel is Saturday. He lives in Oxford.