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  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409089865
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 176

The Comfort of Strangers




Re-jacketed in stunning new series style, The Comfort of Strangers is the second novel from Booker prize-winning, Sunday Times-bestselling Ian McEwan.


Rediscover the classic novel of love, violence and obsessions from Booker prize-winning Sunday Times bestselling author Ian McEwan.

Colin and Mary are a couple whose intimacy knows no bounds. Away on a holiday together in a nameless city, they get lost one evening in a labyrinth of streets and canals. They happen upon Robert, a stranger with a dark history, who takes them to a bar and ushers them down into a subterranean land of violence and obsession.

'Haunting and compelling' The Times

'No reader will begin The Comfort of Strangers and fail to finish it; a black magician is at work' New York Times

  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409089865
  • 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; Nutshell; and Machines Like Me, 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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