The Child in TimeeBook - 2014
A repackaging of this classic Ian McEwan title in anticipation of his latest novel which is also on sale in September. The winner of the Whitbread Prize, The Child in Time is an astonishing novel by one of the finest writers of his generation. Stephen Lewis, a successful writer of children's books, is confronted with the unthinkable: his only child, three-year-old Kate, is snatched from him in a supermarket. In one horrifying moment that replays itself over the years that follow, Stephen realizes his daughter is gone. With extraordinary tenderness and insight, Booker Prize-winning author Ian McEwan takes us into the dark territory of a marriage devastated by the loss of a child. Kate's absence sets Stephen and his wife, Julie, on diverging paths as they each struggle with a grief that only seems to intensify with the passage of time. Eloquent and passionate, the novel concludes in a triumphant scene of love and hope that gives full rein to the...
Publisher: New York : Vintage Canada, 2014