He spent much of his childhood in East Asia including Singapore , Germany and North Africa including Libya , where his father, a Scottish army officer, was posted.
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His family returned to England when he was twelve. He was educated at Woolverstone Hall School; the University of Sussex, receiving his degree in English literature in ; and the University of East Anglia, where he was one of the first graduates of Malcolm Bradbury's pioneering creative writing course. He achieved notoriety in when the BBC suspended production of his play Solid Geometry because of its supposed obscenity.
His second collection of short stories, In Between the Sheets , was published in The Cement Garden and The Comfort of Strangers were his two earliest novels, both of which were adapted into films. McEwan has also wrote two children's books, Rose Blanche The Daydreamer His novel, Enduring Love , about the relationship between a science writer and a stalker, was extremely popular with critics, although it was not shortlisted for the Booker Prize.
It was adapted into a film in In , he won the Booker Prize for Amsterdam , though it was considered one of his weaker works. His next novel, Atonement , received considerable acclaim; Time magazine named it the best novel of , and it was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.
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In , the critically acclaimed movie Atonement , directed by Joe Wright and starring Keira Knightley and James McAvoy, was released in cinemas worldwide. His next work, Saturday , follows an especially eventful day in the life of a successful neurosurgeon.
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McEwan has also written a number of produced screenplays, a stage play, children's fiction, an oratorio and a libretto titled For You with music composed by Michael Berkeley. According to reportage of the reading in The Guardian , the novel concerns "a scientist who hopes to save the planet.
McEwan divulged to the audience that "The novel's protagonist Michael Beard has been awarded a Nobel prize for his pioneering work on physics, and has discovered that winning the coveted prize has interfered with his work" but denied that the novel, which was not due to be published for at least two years, was a comedy, saying "I hate comic novels; it's like being wrestled to the ground and being tickled, being forced to laugh", instead, that it had extended comic stretches. McEwan has been nominated for the Man Booker prize six times to date, winning the Prize for Amsterdam in He was awarded a CBE in In late , it was reported that Lucilla Andrews felt that McEwan had failed to give her sufficient credit for material sourced from her autobiography No Time for Romance for his novel Atonement.
Writing in The Guardian in November , a month after Andrews' death, McEwan professed innocence of plagiarism while acknowledging his debt to the author. In , his first wife, Penny Allen, took their year-old son to France after a court in Brittany ruled that the boy should be returned to his father, who had been granted sole custody over him and his year-old brother.
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In , McEwan discovered that he had a brother who had been given up for adoption during World War II; the story became public in The brother, a bricklayer named David Sharp, was born six years earlier than McEwan, when his mother was married to a different man. Sharp has the same parents as McEwan but was born from an affair between them that occurred before their marriage. Toggle navigation Home. Contact Copyright Privacy. Home Amor perdurable Panorama de narrativas Amor perdurable Panorama de narrativas Spanish Edition Free download.
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