Nutshell

  • by Ian McEwan
  • Narrated by Rory Kinnear
  • 5 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Nutshell is a classic story of murder and deceit, told by a narrator with a perspective and voice unlike any in recent literature. A bravura performance, it is the finest recent work from a true master.
To be bound in a nutshell, see the world in two inches of ivory, in a grain of sand. Why not, when all of literature, all of art, of human endeavour, is just a speck in the universe of possible things?

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Very enjoyable Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan back at his very best. Couldn't put it down. Very quirky and no idea which way it was going to go. Also got the ending right which hasn't always been the case. Also enjoyed the performance all round. Have already recommended this book, even though just finished.
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- Philip Manidis

Excellent story from an unusual perspective!

The story's narrator is an unborn baby... I initially wondered how this would work - but it's engaging and generally excellent. There are brilliant flashes of humour, even though it's against a backdrop of a quietly unfolding thriller. Ian McEwen is at his finest.
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- Bruce McNatty

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-09-2016
  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks