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Description for Amsterdam Paperback. On a chilly February day two old friends meet in the throng outside a crematorium to pay their last respects to Molly Lane. Both Clive Linley and Vernon Halliday had been Molly's lovers in the days before they reached their eminence, Clive as Britain's composer, and Vernon as editor of the quality broadsheet, The Judge. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 188.

Two old friends - Clive Linley and Vernon Halliday - meet at the funeral of gorgeous, witty Molly Lane.

Both men had been Molly's lovers years before their dazzling success; Clive is Britain's most eminent modern composer and Vernon is the editor of the respected broadsheet, The Judge. In the weeks that follow, Clive and Vernon's lives become bound together in ways neither could have imagined. Two dubious moral decisions and a pact made in extremis lead them both to the heart of Amsterdam, and to their doom.

'The novel twists and turns unexpectedly...McEwan has a master's control ... Read more Sunday Times

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About Ian Mcewan
Ian McEwan is the critically acclaimed author of seventeen books. His first published work, a collection of short stories, First Love, Last Rites, won the Somerset Maugham Award. His novels include The Child in Time, which won the 1987 Whitbread Novel of the Year Award; The Cement Garden; Enduring Love; Amsterdam, which won the 1998 Booker Prize; Atonement; Saturday; On ... Read more

Reviews for Amsterdam
A psychologically brilliant study of heartlessness
Sunday Telegraph
A psychologically brilliant study of heartlessness
Sunday Telegraph
One of the finest writers alive
Sunday Times
Full of gusto, straightforward, and delivers blows to the gut...shocking
Literary Review
McEwan writes here with unobtrusive panache
Daily Telegraph

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