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[Reading] ➷ The Children Act By Ian McEwan – Sustanon.pro Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge who presides over cases in the family court She is renowned for her fierce intelligence exactitude and sensitivity But her professional success belies privaFiona Maye is a leading High Court judge who presides over cases in the family court She is renowned for her fierce intelligence exactitude and sensitivity But her 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 crisisAt 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 runnin.

children kindle The Children free The Children Act PDF/EPUBAnd now her marriage of thirty years is in crisisAt 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 runnin.

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  1. Emily May Emily May says:

    PDF Ian McEwan ✓ The Children Act Kindle ä The Children PDF/EPUB ² ✓ children kindle, The Children free, The Children Act PDF/EPUBDo you like to people watch?You know what I mean just sit somewhere in a busy place and watch people bustle past in all their colourful weirdness It's a habit I've acuired with age Sometimes I think back to being a teenager and remember how I always wondered if I was strange in some way I guess a lot of teens wonder that same uestion am I normal? I wonder had I taken the time to people watch back then if I would have felt so lost and strange I don't see how I could have People are all damn weird creatures and they're really not very good at hiding itI'm saying this because The Children Act feels like people watching Some books are easy to sell to other readers because I can promise you dragons and magic heart stopping action and romance that will steal your heart straight from your chest This is not that kind of book It's not even easy to put into words what this book is about But it was for me nothi


  2. Sharon Sharon says:

    PDF Ian McEwan ✓ The Children Act Kindle ä The Children PDF/EPUB ² ✓ children kindle, The Children free, The Children Act PDF/EPUBI have to stop reading McEwan's books because I never enjoy them There's something clinical removed about the way he tells his stories I don't get the sense that he likes human beings and he is writing about them to display his proficiency with structure and nuance rather than out of interest


  3. Cecily Cecily says:

    PDF Ian McEwan ✓ The Children Act Kindle ä The Children PDF/EPUB ² ✓ children kindle, The Children free, The Children Act PDF/EPUBFILM adaptation now out in UK US and elsewhere I've appended a reviewcomparison of that to this review of the book“ She felt shrunken to a geometrical point of anxious purpose ” This was my eighth McEwan I rated On Chesil Beach as 5 five others as 4 and Black Dogs as 2 That track record gave me high hopes for The Children Act raised further by the intriguing dilemma at its heart whether a bright and articulate Jehovah’s Witness boy very nearly 18 should be forced to have a life saving blood transfusion against his religious based wishes and those of his parentsI was disappointed Disappointed BecausePart of the reason was a mismatch of expectations which is no fault of McEwan’s Although the dilemma about Adam is important the erratically beating heart of the novel is the marriage of Fiona the judge and Jack an academic The tasteful opulence of their home life and careers is


  4. John Grisham John Grisham says:

    PDF Ian McEwan ✓ The Children Act Kindle ä The Children PDF/EPUB ² ✓ children kindle, The Children free, The Children Act PDF/EPUBTHE CHILDREN ACT is about the law and sensational cases but it is not a legal thriller Rather it is a beautiful and sad story of a High Court Judge forced to choose literally between life and death Her ruling though proper and legally sound leads to both


  5. Lizzy Lizzy says:

    PDF Ian McEwan ✓ The Children Act Kindle ä The Children PDF/EPUB ² ✓ children kindle, The Children free, The Children Act PDF/EPUBFrom the first page I realized Ian McEwan’s The Children Act would conuer me This novel is a character study than a simple courtroom drama as it deals with marriage religion and life choices The story centers on the family court Judge Fiona Maye as she faces a crisis in her marriage uestions her life choices and stumbles practically on the edge of both her personal and professional life Her judgment must be ready for printing by tomorrow's deadline she must work Her personal life was nothing Or should have been Her attention remained divided between the page in her hand and fifty feet away the closed bedroom door While dealing with the demons in her relationship with her husband Fiona has to decide a life and death case involving a seventeen year old Jehovah’s Witness boy in need of a blood transfusion to treat his leukemia I liked the characters and felt that McEwan developed then fully for such a short story From the start I felt a strong aff


  6. Debbie Debbie says:

    PDF Ian McEwan ✓ The Children Act Kindle ä The Children PDF/EPUB ² ✓ children kindle, The Children free, The Children Act PDF/EPUBI’m embarrassed to say that before The Children Act I was a McEwan virgin But now I’ve turned into a McEwan slut anxious to read his earlier books I c


  7. Jim Fonseca Jim Fonseca says:

    PDF Ian McEwan ✓ The Children Act Kindle ä The Children PDF/EPUB ² ✓ children kindle, The Children free, The Children Act PDF/EPUBThe Children Act by Ian McEwan My seventh McEwan Enduring Love Nutshell Amsterdam Saturday On Chesil Beach and AtonementThis one strikes me as a bit different from the others – almost like a “legal thriller” akin to a John Grisham although I don’t mean to imply that Grisham’s popular writing style is like McEwan’s literary styleThe main character is a woman at the peak of her career as a British family court judge she is called “My Lady” In the acknowledgements the author cites his research on the subject and those who helped him She deals with issues such as a dispute between a devout Jewish husband and wife where the husband does not want further education for their two daughters but the wife wants them to get a liberal college education Or child custody cases some spirited away to North African countries Adding to the pressure of her decisions the London newspapers often carry news of the cases and her rulings Some decisio


  8. Katie Katie says:

    PDF Ian McEwan ✓ The Children Act Kindle ä The Children PDF/EPUB ² ✓ children kindle, The Children free, The Children Act PDF/EPUBYou could argue that the character at the heart of this novel is dangerously close to being a misogynistic cliché the career woman who deep freezes her feelings in order to succeed professionally Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in her late fifties At the beginning of the novel her husband maddened by his wife’s sexual detachment leaves to embark on an affair with a much younger woman It’s easy to forget every judge has a personal life and that her professional life will have repercussions on her private life and vice versa On any given day during any given case who knows what private torments the judge is undergoing a


  9. Julie Christine Julie Christine says:

    PDF Ian McEwan ✓ The Children Act Kindle ä The Children PDF/EPUB ² ✓ children kindle, The Children free, The Children Act PDF/EPUBPerhaps it’s best I read The Children Act in the space of a day curled on my sofa Otherwise I might have been spied in my favorite cafe purring like a contented cat stroked by the sublimity of Ian McEwan’s prose Words adore Ian Mc


  10. Angela M Angela M says:

    PDF Ian McEwan ✓ The Children Act Kindle ä The Children PDF/EPUB ² ✓ children kindle, The Children free, The Children Act PDF/EPUBDon’t let the fact that this is a pretty short novel deceive you into thinking that there is not much substance here When I finished reading this book I couldn’t stop thinking about the enormous power that Family Court judges have over the lives of so many young children whose families are in crisis and then even if the decision seems right what happens to these children aft


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