Joanna’s June Suggestion

Atonement by Ian McEwan

atonement coverJoanna says: “Haunting, heartbreaking and compelling, you will not believe this story as it unfolds. Definitely worth checking out.”

On a hot summer day in 1935, 13 year old Briony Tallis witnesses a moment’s flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner, the son of a servant and Cecilia’s childhood friend. But Briony’s incomplete grasp of adult motives–together with her precocious literary gifts–brings about a crime that will change all their lives. As it follows that crime’s repercussions through the chaos and carnage of World War II and into the close of the twentieth century, Atonement engages the reader on every conceivable level, with an ease and authority that mark it as a genuine masterpiece.

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