On Chesil Beach - Ian McEwan

Why did I choose this book?
Because it was possible to win an authographed copy of this book! Well, I didn't win...

About the author:
Ian McEwan (21 June 1948) was born in England, but spent much of his youth abroad. His won the Man Booker Prize for his book Amsterdam . He was awarded a CBE in 2005.

The Story:
A young couple are on their honeymoon. It is their fist night together. And what is supposed to be the best night in their lives turns into a nightmare, because of unspoken fears and feelings.

You really feel for these young people who could have made such a nice couple and had a great time together. But one night changed all that. If only they had told each other beforehand of their hopes and fears, things might have turned out different.


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