First Love, Last Rites

First Love, Last Rites

Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award 1976

By  Ian McEwan

'A brilliant performance. There's an assured and terribly macabre depravity about Ian McEwan's short stories - as if some of the characters from early Angus Wilson had been painted by Francis Bacon' Observer

Taut, brooding and densely atmospheric, these stories show us the ways in which murder can arise out of boredom, perversity can result from adolescent curiosity, and sheer evil might be the solution to unbearable loneliness.

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April 16, 2010

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