Ian McEwan: Science (723 words)


Published in October 2019, Ian McEwan’s Science is a volume in the series Vintage Minis. According to the publisher, this is a “series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human”. On “the frontline of quality and brilliance”, as Vintage Classics Senior Editor Charlotte Knight explains, each volume draws from the “backlist”, reintroducing “previously published work” which addresses a single subject area. For the topic of science Ian McEwan is selected as an author who has demonstrated throughout his long career a keen interest in the interrelatedness of the sciences to the humanities.

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Citation: Logotheti, Anastasia. "Science". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 July 2020 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=39333, accessed 03 August 2020.]

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