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The Children Act

AuthorIan Mcewan

NarratorLindsay Duncan

Duration8h 30m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Novels

PublisherRandom House

VersionUnabridged

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Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge, presiding 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 crisis. At the same time, she is called on to try an urgent case: for religious reasons, a beautiful 17-year-old boy, Adam, is refusing the medical treatment that could save his life.

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