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The Resource Sweet Tooth, Ian McEwan, (electronic resource)

Sweet Tooth, Ian McEwan, (electronic resource)

Label
Sweet Tooth
Title
Sweet Tooth
Statement of responsibility
Ian McEwan
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Language
eng
Summary
In this stunning new novel, Ian McEwan's first female protagonist since Atonement is about to learn that espionage is the ultimate seduction. Cambridge student Serena Frome's beauty and intelligence make her the ideal recruit for MI5. The year is 1972. The Cold War is far from over. England's legendary intelligence agency is determined to manipulate the cultural conversation by funding writers whose politics align with those of the government. The operation is code named "Sweet Tooth." Serena, a compulsive reader of novels, is the perfect candidate to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer named Tom Haley. At first, she loves his stories. Then she begins to love the man. How long can she conceal her undercover life? To answer that question, Serena must abandon the first rule of espionage: trust no one. Once again, Ian McEwan's mastery dazzles us in this superbly deft and witty story of betrayal and intrigue, love and the invented self
Summary
During the Cold War in Britain, Serena Frome is recruited to work as an intelligence agent for MI5 and her first mission involves getting close to Tom Haley, a promising young writer. Despite her best intentions she starts falling for Tom, with potentially dangerous consquences.
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Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
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10151462
Cataloging source
DLC
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McEwan, Ian
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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Overdrive Inc
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  • Fiction
  • Romance
  • Thriller
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Sweet Tooth, Ian McEwan, (electronic resource)
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http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BaAEAAA2g/products/7fe21ab2-b80e-4d5c-9ac8-166cb76e5b45
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385536837
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
7FE21AB2-B80E-4D5C-9AC8-166CB76E5B45
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
Label
Sweet Tooth, Ian McEwan, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BaAEAAA2g/products/7fe21ab2-b80e-4d5c-9ac8-166cb76e5b45
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385536837
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
7FE21AB2-B80E-4D5C-9AC8-166CB76E5B45
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

Library Locations

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