The Children Act
  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Release Date : 09 April 2015
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Genre : Blood
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 13 : 9780099599630
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Download or read book entitled The Children Act written by Ian McEwan and published by Random House online. This book was released on 09 April 2015 with total pages 224. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A brilliant, emotionally wrenching new novel from the author of Atonement and Amsterdam. Fiona Maye, a leading High Court judge, renowned for her fierce intelligence and sensitivity is called on to try an urgent case. For religious reasons, a seventeen-year-old boy is refusing the medical treatment that could save his life. Time is running out. She visits the boy in hospital - an encounter which stirs long-buried feelings in her and powerful new emotions in the boy. But it is Fiona who must ultimately decide whether he lives or dies and her judgement will have momentous consequences for them both.