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The fiction of Ian McEwan

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McEwan, Ian -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Peter Childs.
    SeriesReaders" guides to essential criticism
    ContributionsChilds, Peter, 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6063.C4 Z66 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 166 p.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22718024M
    ISBN 101403919097, 1403919089


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