Enduring love: a novel

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A sad, chilling, precise exploration of deranged love. -- starred, Kirkus Reviews Will keep readers hooked. -- starred, Publishers Weekly The calm, organized life of Joe Rose is shattered one day when Joe takes part in a rescue effort to save a child in a runaway ballon gondola. The day ends with a tragedy that takes only seconds, but will reverberate in the lives of those present. Ian McEwan spins a tale of life intruded upon -- and discovers how an ordinary man can be driven to the brink of madness by another's delusions.
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subject_facet Chiltern Hills(England) -- Fiction, Gay men -- England -- Fiction, Obsessive-compulsive disorder -- Fiction, Stalking -- England -- Fiction
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