Book #26559

The Children Act - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Ian McEwan

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo ; [x], 215, [1] pages
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 2014.
ISBN: 9780224101998

Price: $990.00

A stunning Signed Limited edition of 75 numbered copies, quarter-bound in Kaduna Green Goatskin with patterned boards in unread As New condition in slip-case. Signed by author Ian McEwan directly on the limitation page.

McEwan's account of Fiona Maye, a leading High Court judge, presiding over cases in the family court, renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude and sensitivity. Fiona gets the case of Adam, a beautiful seventeen-year-old boy who is refusing, for religious reasons, the medical treatment that could save his life, and his devout parents share his wishes.

Author Bio

Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan was born in Aldershot, England on June 21, 1948. He has been nominated for the Man Booker Prize six times, winning the 1998 award for his novel Amsterdam. His novel Atonement received considerable acclaim. Time Magazine named it the best novel of 2002, it was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and it was made into the 2007 major motion picture, starring Keira Knightly and James McAvoy. In 2008, McEwan was listed as one of “The Fifty Greatest British Writers since 1945”.

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