Ian McEwan The Child in Time

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The Child in Time

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This series of contemporary writing meets the requirements of the revised National Curriculum. This A Level text tells the story of a father's painful path to recovery two years after his daughter goes missing.

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The Child in Time opens with a harrowing event. Stephen Lewis, a successful author of children's books, takes his 3-year-old daughter on a routine Saturday morning trip to the supermarket. While waiting in line, his attention is distracted and his daughter is kidnapped. Just like that. From there, Lewis spirals into bereavement that has effects on his relationship with his wife, his psyche and time itself: "It was a wonder there could be so much movement, so much purpose, all the time. He himself had none." This beautifully haunting book won a 1987 Whitbread Prize.

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Ian McEwan is the bestselling author of more than ten books, including the novels The Comfort of Strangers and Black Dogs , both shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Amsterdam , winner of the Booker Prize, and The Child in Time , winner of the Whitbread Award, as well as the story collections First Love, Last Rites , winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, and In Between the Sheets . He has also written screenplays, plays, television scripts, a children’s book, and the libretto for an oratorio. He lives in London.

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