Atonement: A Novel

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'''<b>National Bestseller</b><br><br>Ian McEwans symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.<br><br> On a hot summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses a moments flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner, the son of a servant and Cecilias childhood friend. But Briony s incomplete grasp of adult motivestogether with her precocious literary giftsbrings about a crime that will change all their lives. As it follows that crimes repercussions through the chaos and carnage of World War II and into the close of the twentieth century, <b>Atonement</b> engages the reader on every conceivable level, with an ease and authority that mark it as a genuine masterpiece.'''

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