Enduring Love

Enduring Love

by IanMcEwan (Author)


This story begins on a windy summer's day in the Chilterns when the calm, organized life of Joe Rose is shattered by a ballooning accident. What happens is shocking and tragic, but strangely inconsequential. The consequences come after, for that fatal accident brings Joe together, briefly, with Jed Parry. Unknown to Rose, something passes between them - something that gives birth in Parry to an obsession so powerful that it will test to the limits Rose's beloved scientific rationalism, threaten the love of his wife Clarissa and drive him to take desperate measures merely to stay alive. Totally compelling, utterly and terrifyingly convincing, ENDURING LOVE is the story of how an ordinary man can be driven to the brink of murder and madness by another's delusions.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 300
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
Published: 04 Sep 1997

ISBN 10: 0224050311
ISBN 13: 9780224050319
Book Overview: The finest novel Ian McEwan has written in his remarkable career.
Prizes: Shortlisted for WH Smith Literary Prize 1998 and Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 1997.