The Children Act

The Children Act Author Ian McEwan
ISBN-10 110187287X
ISBN-13 9781101872871
Year 2015-04-28
Pages 240
Language English
Publisher Anchor
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One of the Best Books of the Year The Washington Post NPR Vogue BookRiotFiona Maye is a leading High Court judgewho presides over cases in the family division She is renowned for her fierce intelligence exactitude and sensitivity Buther professional success belies private sorrow and domestic strife There is the lingering regret of her childlessness and now her marriage of thirty years is in crisis At the same time she is called on to try an urgent case Adam a beautiful seventeen year old boy is refusing for religious reasons the medical treatment that could save his life and his devout parents echo his wishes Time is running out Should the secular court overrule sincerely expressed faith In the course of reaching a decision Fiona visits Adam in the hospitalan encounter that stirs long buried feelings in her and powerful new emotions in the boy Her judgment has momentous consequences for them both

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