Book ‘Lessons’ by Ian McEwan

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From the best-selling author of Atonement and Saturday comes the epic and intimate story of one man's life across generations and historical upheavals: from the Suez Crisis to the Cuban Missile Crisis, the fall of the Berlin Wall to the current pandemic, Roland Baines sometimes rides with the tide of history, but more often struggles against it. When the world is still counting the cost of the Second World War and the Iron Curtain has closed, eleven-year-old Roland Baines's life is turned upside down. Two thousand miles from his mother's protective love, stranded at an unusual boarding school, his vulnerability attracts piano teacher Miss Miriam Cornell, leaving scars as well as a memory of love that will never fade...
Publisher: Knopf (September 13, 2022)  Pages: 448 pages  ISBN-10: 0593535200  ISBN-13: 978-0593535202  ASIN:‎ B09QHLZWK7

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About the author: IAN McEWAN is the best-selling author of eighteen books, including the novels Machines Like MeNutshell; The Children ActSweet ToothSolar, winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize; On Chesil BeachSaturdayAtonement, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the W. H. Smith Literary Award; The Comfort of Strangers and Black Dogs, both short-listed 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 LoveLast Rites, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, and In Between the Sheets.