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On Chesil Beach (Hardback)
  • On Chesil Beach (Hardback)

On Chesil Beach (Hardback)

Hardback Published: 20/01/2007
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It is June 1962. In a hotel on the Dorset coast, overlooking Chesil Beach, Edward and Florence, who got married that morning, are sitting down to dinner in their room. Neither is entirely able to suppress their anxieties about the wedding night to come..."On Chesil Beach" is another masterwork from Ian McEwan - a story about how the entire course of a life can be changed by a gesture not made or a word not spoken.

Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780224081184

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