Re-jacketed in stunning new series style, Black Dogs is a dark and brooding masterpiece from Booker prize-winning, Sunday Times-bestselling Ian McEwan.
Black Dogs is a dark and brooding masterpiece from Booker-prize winning Sunday Times bestselling author Ian McEwan.
In 1946, June and Bernard set off on their honeymoon. Fired by their ideals and passion for one another, they had planned an idyllic holiday, but in France they witness an event that alters the course of their lives entirely. Forty years on, their son-in-law is trying to uncover the cause of their estrangement and is led back to this moment on honeymoon and an experience of such darkness it was to wrench the couple apart.
'Powerful... Unforgettable' Sunday Telegraph
'Thoughtful and compassionate' London Review of Books
Praise for Black Dogs
Brilliant...a meditation on the intoxications of violence and the redemptive power of loveNew Yorker
Compassionate without resorting to sentimentality, clever without ever losing its honesty, an undisguised novel of ideas which is also Ian McEwan's most human workTimes Literary Supplement
His best yet, which I should make clear is saying a great dealObserver
Powerful... UnforgettableSunday Telegraph
Superbly evocative prose... The novel's vision of Europe is acute and alive, vivid in its moral complexitiesNew York Times Book Review
Thoughtful and compassionateLondon Review of Books