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The Imitation Game and Other Plays

The Imitation Game and Other Plays

by Ian McEwan

Publisher Houghton Mifflin

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  • First Printing
  • Hardcover


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These three brilliant screenplays are uniquely accessible cameos of modern fiction as they move from the reassuring naturalism of our most familiar medium to the harrowing ambiguities of McEwan's uncompromising vision of reality. Powerful, compelling entertainment, the dramas collected in this book represent the highest standard of screenplay technique and artistry. Item Description: There are signs of shelf wear on both the dust jacket and book. There are faint black markings on the back of the dust jacket and a small tear at the base of its spine. It has been price clipped and there is a name in ink on the front end paper. There are additional black markings on the dedication page and some discolouring on both the front and back end paper.

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Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan is an English novelist and screenwriter. In 2008, The Times featured him on its list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945" and the Daily Telegraph ranked him number 19 in its list of the "100 most powerful people in British culture".

McEwan began his career writing sparse, Gothic short stories. His first two novels, The Cement Garden and The Comfort of Strangers, earned him the nickname "Ian Macabre". These were followed by three novels of some success in the 1980s and early 1990s.

His novel Enduring Love was adapted into a film of the same name. He won the Man Booker Prize with Amsterdam. His following novel, Atonement, garnered acclaim and was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Keira Knightley and James McAvoy. His later novels have included The Children Act, Nutshell and Machines Like Me.

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