8vo. 6.25 x 9.5 inches. [viii] + 371 +  pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in price clipped pictorial dust wrapper. A very good copy. Inscription on half title and small ink nos. on inside of rear dust wrapper. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. Early reprint of what is regarded as one of the best Novels of Ian McEwan (b.1948), which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2001. It is set in 1935, in Second World War England and France and in the present day and relates the consequences of a fantasy of a young girl's imagination.
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