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  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409090175
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 176

In Between the Sheets




His stories are so resonant and frightening because they are totally original. They are about the recognisable world of private fantasy and nightmare - a world, despite our protestations to the contrary, we are all involved in - Observer

Call them transcripts of dreams or deadly accurate maps of the tremor zones of the psyche, the seven stories in this collection engage and implicate us in the most fearful ways imaginable. A two-timing pornographer becomes an unwilling object in the fantasies of one of his victims. A jaded millionaire buys himself the perfect mistress and plunges into a hell of jealousy and despair. An in the course of a weekend with his teenage daughter, a guilt-ridden father discovers the depths of his own blundering innocence.

  • Pub date: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409090175
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 176

About the Author

Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan is the critically acclaimed author of seventeen books. His first published work, a collection of short stories, First Love, Last Rites, won the Somerset Maugham Award. His novels include The Child in Time, which won the 1987 Whitbread Novel of the Year Award; The Cement Garden; Enduring Love; Amsterdam, which won the 1998 Booker Prize; Atonement; Saturday; On Chesil Beach; Solar; Sweet Tooth; The Children Act; and Nutshell, which was a Number One bestseller. Atonement, Enduring Love, The Children Act and On Chesil Beach have all been adapted for the big screen.

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