Ian McEwan is one of Britain's most inventive and important contemporary writers. Also adapted as a film, his novel Enduring Love (1997) is a tale of obsession that has both troubled and enthralled readers around the world.
This guide to McEwan's haunting novel offers:
· an accessible introduction to the text and contexts of Enduring Love
· a critical history, surveying the many interpretations of the text from publication to the present
· a selection of new critical essays on Enduring Love, providing a range of perspectives on the novel and extending the coverage of key critical approaches identified in the survey section
· cross-references between sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism
· suggestions for further reading.
Part of the "Routledge Guides" "to Literature" series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of Enduring Love and seeking not only a guide tothe novel, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds McEwan's text.