Author: Ian McEwan

Book Review: Atonement by Ian McEwan

Posted July 12, 2013 in Reviews / 22 Comments
Book Review: Atonement by Ian McEwan

The year is 1935 and 13-year-old Briony Tallis wants to be a writer. On a hot summer day at her English estate, she witnesses a private moment between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie, a life-long friend and the son of a servant. Briony is too young to understand what she is seeing, and her vivid imagination and penchant for drama lead her to misread the situation. When a crime occurs later that night and people are desperate for answers, […]