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Ian McEwan: The Essential Guide (Vintage Living Texts) Paperback – 22 Nov 2011

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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage (22 Nov. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0099570548
  • ISBN-13: 978-0099570547
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.2 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,080,965 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"This is a terrific series... The tone is authoritative but never dogmatic, while the style is enthusiastic and approachable" (The English Magazine, no.47 Winter 2002/3)

"[McEwan] is this country's unrivalled literary giant" (Independent on Sunday)

"One of our greatest living writers" (Herald)

"McEwan's brilliance as a novelist lies in his ability to isolate discrete moments in life and invest them with incredible significance" (Observer)

"McEwan is the kind of author who can say more in a sentence than most can say in a chapter" (Irish Times) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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