Ian McEwan is a critically acclaimed author of short stories and
novels for adults, as well as The Daydreamer, a children's novel
illustrated by Anthony Browne. His first published work, a
collection of short stories, First Love, Last Rites, won the
Somerset Maugham Award. His other award-winning novels are The
Child in Time, which won the 1987 Whitbread Novel of the Year
Award, and Amsterdam, which won the 1998 Booker Prize.