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New from the bestselling author of Atonement and The Children Act
Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She's still in the marital home a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse but John's not there. Instead, she's with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan. But there is a witness to their plot: theinquisitive, nine-month-old resident of Trudy's womb.
Told from a perspective unlike any other, Nutshellis a classic taleof murder and deceit from one of the world's master storytellers.
About the Author
Ian McEwan is the bestselling author of sixteen books, including the novels The Children Act; Sweet Tooth; Solar, winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize; On Chesil Beach; Saturday; Atonement, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the W. H. Smith Literary Award; The Comfort of Strangers and Black Dogs, both short-listed for the Booker Prize; Amsterdam, winner of the Booker Prize; and The Child in Time, winner of the Whitbread Award; as well as the story collections First Love, Last Rites, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, and In Between the Sheets.