June 6, 2016
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The Children Act

The Children Act
Ian McEwan

(order)

(June 6, 2016)

Superb McEwan, with insightful and real prose that has impact but never calls attention to itself. A family court judge discovers that her own marriage is not quite as solid as she would like, as several of her cases escape from the court room to haunt her.