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Author: Ian McEwan

Type: Fiction, novel

Published: 2005

I read it: December 2008

The first McEwan book I’ve read, and hopefully not the last. 81 more words


Welcome to another Wednesday for sharing our eager anticipation of upcoming releases.  Check in over at Breaking the Spine, to see what everyone is excited about. 298 more words

Waiting On Wednesday

Fresh Ink (7/8)

Here’s the news you may have missed all gathered in one handy, informative place. 

1. J.K. Rowling Gives Us More Potter!

Who would have thought we would wake up today with more ink spilled in the Harry Potter canon? 291 more words


When Old Friends Let You Down

I’m a long term Bob Dylan fan so I know what it is to find myself a little disappointed with the odd piece of slightly inferior art. 802 more words

Other Writers

Review of "On Chesil Beach" by Ian McEwan

On Chesil Beach is a short novel about Edward and Florence, two newlyweds who experience destructive/disastrous sexual dysfunction on their wedding night. The majority of the novel takes place over a two hour period, and McEwan writes about the events of their wedding night in agonizingly minute detail. 260 more words


Ian McEwan, 'Saturday'

15th February 2003: a Saturday in the life of Henry Perowne, the neurosurgeon whose comfortable existence within a world of affluence and familial stability is about to be interrupted, not only by the interference of an aggressive stranger, but by his own contemplations on the morality of the modern world. 429 more words

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