Black Dogs by Ian McEwan

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In 1946, a young couple set off on their honeymoon.  Fired by their ideals and passion for one another, they plan an idyllic holiday, only to encounter an experience of darkness so terrifying it alters their lives forever.  In this highly praised national bestseller, Ian McEwan has written his most humane and compelling novel to date.

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About Ian McEwan

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IAN McEWAN is the bestselling author of fourteen books, including the novels Solar; On Chesil Beach; Saturday; Atonement, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the W. H. Smith Literary Award; The Comfort of Strangers and Black Dogs, both shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Amsterdam, winner of the Booker Prize; and The Child in Time, winner of the Whitbread Award; as well as the story collections First Love, Last Rites, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, and In Between the Sheets. He lives in England.
Published February 2, 2011 by Anchor. 177 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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June's encounter with the Gestapo dogs and Bernard's confrontation with neo-Nazi thugs at the Berlin wall seem meant as metaphors for Europe's condition, for the fact that its post-cold war future remains ineluctably linked to its dark past in World War II.

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