Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the Ian McEwan Website (www.ianmcewan.com), designated by the author as the official Ian McEwan web presence. By visiting this website you agree to all of the policies as outlined below.

The Ian McEwan Website reserves the right to make changes to this website, this agreement, and the other information contained in this website at any time and without notice. Please refer to these Terms of Use when you visit the website as they may change from time-to-time.


The website is maintained exclusively for the promotion of Ian McEwan's writing and is not responsible for representing his legal or literary endevours. The Ian McEwan Website works closely with, but is not directly affiliated with Random House, Jonathan Cape, Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, Vintage, or any other entity that has published or is publishing the work of Ian McEwan.

The Ian McEwan Website hopes that fans, scholars, and general readers will benefit from the website and from the exchange of ideas that the Ian McEwan Website seeks to promote. To that end, the Ian McEwan Website quotes selectively from Barnes's works, in accordance with fair use and with the author's direct consent.

These web pages are intended for educational purposes only. The Ian McEwan Website does not guarantee the quality, accuracy, usefulness, or any other aspect of these pages. No warranty of any kind is implied, and nor will the copyright holder assume any legal liability or responsibility for the content of these pages. The entire risk as to their quality is borne by you.


"Fair use" notwithstanding, all visitors to the Ian McEwan Website pages should remember that all text written by Ian McEwan is copyrighted © by Ian McEwan. All photographs and images remain the ownership of the artist or designers. Authors of articles, book reviews, or similar contributions to the Ian McEwan Website retain copyright ownership. All copyrighted material is used with permission of Ian McEwan, his agents, or respective authors and/or artists with the understanding that, to ensure the preservation of the Ian McEwan Website, such third-party content may be subject to a periodic archival process. Excepting such contributions and the exemptions stated above, the Ian McEwan Website is managed and copyrighted © by Ryan Roberts.

If you have copyright questions concerning the work of Ian McEwan, please refer questions to his literary agent. Please do not download images or text from these pages, and do not use anything on these pages for any commercial purpose. Likewise, please note that the Ian McEwan Website is a nonbusiness entity and that the Ian McEwan Website pages are classified as a nonbusiness site.


The Ian McEwan Website does not track individual's personal information during visits to this website. However, to maintain peak performance levels, we do log individual visit statistics for the overall website and certain pages' individual visit statistics, or the "traffic." Information such as the date and time of the visit, the operating systems and internet browsers used, and other non-identifiable information is automatically logged. This information is for internal use only, mainly to ensure we are meeting the requirements necessary for each user to enjoy their visit to our website.

If a visitor contacts us, their contact information is not stored on our servers and we only use their contact information to respond to their inquiry. We never share visitors information.


Although the Ian McEwan Website provides outside links to other websites that does not imply endorsement or affiliation with them. Visitors leaving the Ian McEwan Website by outside link are subject to the other websites Terms of Use.