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Ian McEwan
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Discover the modern classic that has sold over two million copies.'A person is, among all else, a material thing, easily torn and not easily mended'On the hottest day of the summer of 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis sees her sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country house.Watching her too is Robbie Turner who, like Cecilia, has recently come down from Cambridge. By the end of that day, the lives of all three will have been changed for ever, as Briony commits a crime for which she will spend the rest of her life trying to atone.'The best thing he has ever written' Observer**ONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE 21st CENTURY**

Thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. atonement We can do so by exploring a little more closely the sort of atonement relevant in the case of a failure merely in intention. From the Cambridge English Corpus So there is no need for additional reparation, and the satisfaction theory of the atonement is otiose. This sweeping English drama, based on the book by Ian McEwan, follows the lives of young lovers Cecilia Tallis (Keira Knightley) and Robbie Turner (James McAvoy).

Atonement is at-one-ment with God. It is a statute forever —meant to be observed to this day.