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A Year of Reading - Book Three - On Chesil Beach - Ian McEwan

A Year of Reading – Book Three – On Chesil Beach – Ian McEwan

This mornings journey to the British Judo Association Centre of Excellence in Walsall, and the subsequently hour and a half I spent mopping floors and cleaning toilets whilst listening to this novel from this award winning author. 392 more words

A Year Of Reading (2015)

Book #8: On Chesil Beach, by Ian McEwan

Again, I really didn’t expect to be writing so soon, but the fact that I can speaks for how busy I’ve been lately (by which I mean not at all). 255 more words


Author of the Year

I’ve been thinking about reading goals for the coming year as I suspect many readers are. Aside from my usual plans to read a certain number of books, finish certain series or start new ones, or finally try that author I’ve been meaning to read for years, I’ve also decided to name an author of the year for myself, and 2015 will be the year of Ian McEwan. 498 more words


a friday quote (2).

It’s Friday.  And while some people Gotta get down on Friday, we’re getting down in our own way here on be, mama. be: with a quote. 141 more words


I’ve worked in a second-hand bookshop run by a charity for the last two and a half years and it’s closing down at the end of the month. 1,449 more words



When they were not talking about their feelings – Edward was beginning to find those conversations cloying – they talked of their ambitions.

(p. 122)

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He was stirred, almost impressed, by her obliviousness to him – she had the gift of total concentration, whereas he could pass the entire day in a twilight of boredom and arousal.

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