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The Cement Garden, by Ian McEwan

Flowers in the cement garden: a grimy little anti-YA book.


The Cement Garden

Anchor, 1978, 153 pages



One of the world's most acclaimed novelists, New York Times best-selling author Ian McEwan has earned the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. After their parents die, four children are left alone in the family house. They are free to live however they choose, but they must preserve their terrible secret.


Literary incest and decay: Ian McEwan brings the Ick.

This was my 20th book read in the 1001 Books challenge.




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