The Child in Time

Author(s): Ian McEwan
Genre: Mystery
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.75 hours)
Product Number: Z11582
Released: Mar 15, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501927904
Narrator/s: Simon Prebble
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New York Times best-selling author Ian McEwan is a Booker and Whitbread Prize winner. In this powerful tour de force, two parents come to appreciate the forces of love and time after the disappearance of their daughter, Kate. The Chicago Tribune raves, "Luminous, haunting, restrained...cuts to the core of human existence."


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The Child in Time
Product Number: BX00050573
Product Number:C2758
Product Number:Z11582

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Author(s): Ian McEwan
Narrator(s): Simon Prebble
Genre: Mystery
Product Number C2758
Released: Jun 10, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402596254
Author(s): Ian McEwan
Product Number EB00768415
Released: Sep 24, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: #9780795304095

Professional reviews

"Though its subject matter concerns the disappearance of a child, McEwan's novel is intensely interior, concerning itself with the aftermath of this shattering event on the little girl's father, Stephen Lewis. The novel, perhaps McEwan's most tender, explores the rending caused by grievous loss and the possibility for restoration. It is no less a mediation on the nature of childhood and on time itself. Simon Prebble's performance is subtle and nuanced, portraying both the intellectualism of Lewis, the author of acclaimed children's novels, and the profound desperation and sorrow that have overwhelmed him. Prebble's reading is measured and undemonstrative--and more intense for it. M.O. (c) AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine"