The Child in Time

Author(s): Ian McEwan

Literary Fiction

Now a major BBC drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch'Only Ian McEwan could write about loss with such telling honesty? Benedict CumberbatchOn a routine trip to the supermarket with his daughter one Saturday morning, Stephen Lewis, a well-known writer of children?s books, turns his back momentarily. When he looks around again, his child is gone. In a single moment, everything is changed. The kidnapping has a devastating effect on Stephen?s life and marriage. Memories and the present become inseparable - as Stephen gets lost in daydreams of the past - and time bends back on itself, dragging Stephen?s own childhood back into the present.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780140112467
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : Penguin Books
  • : September 1988
  • : 1 Inches X 7 Inches X 5 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 144
  • : Ian McEwan
  • : Paperback