The child in time
Soon to be on public television starring Benedict Cumberbatch.Stephen Lewis, a successful writer of children's books, is confronted with the unthinkable: his only child, three-year-old Kate, is snatched from him in a supermarket. In one horrifying moment that replays itself over the years that follow, Stephen realizes his daughter is gone.With extraordinary tenderness and insight, Booker Prize–winning author Ian McEwan takes us into the dark territory of a marriage devastated by the loss of a child. Kate's absence sets Stephen and his wife, Julie, on diverging paths as they each struggle with a grief that only seems to intensify with the passage of time. Eloquent and passionate, the novel concludes in a triumphant scene of love and hope that gives full rein to the author's remarkable gifts. The winner of the Whitbread Prize, The Child in Time is an astonishing novel by one of the finest writers of his generation.
|Grouped Work ID||27945a88-f6a3-0600-ca90-b8d1c75a0a33|
|Grouping Title||child in time|
|Grouping Author||mcewan ian|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-08-20 04:49:05AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-08-20 04:59:22AM|
|available_at_addison||Addison Public Library|
2nd Floor- Adult Books
Online Hoopla Collection
Online OverDrive Collection
The Child in Time shows us just how quickly life can change in an instant. Stephen Lewis is a successful author of children's books. It is a routine Saturday morning and while on a trip to the supermarket, Stephen gets distracted. Within moments, his daughter is kidnapped and his life is forever changed.
From that moment, Lewis spirals into bereavement that has effects on his relationship with his wife, his psyche, and with time itself: "It was a wonder there could be so much movement, so much purpose, all the time. He himself had none."
|local_callnumber_addison||FIC MCEWAN I.|
|owning_library_addison||Addison Public Library|
|owning_location_addison||Addison Public Library|
Missing children -- Fiction
|title_display||The child in time|
The Child in Time
The child in time / Ian McEwan
The child in time [electronic resource] / Ian McEwan
|title_short||The child in time|