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It was the total absence of traffic in the city that allowed visitors the freedom to become so easily lost.
Without a specific destination, the visitors chose routes as they might choose a colour, and even the precise manner in which they became lost expressed their cumulative choices, their will.
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Ian McEwan’s “Atonement” makes your heart hurt. In case you haven’t read it (or seen the BAFTA-winning film the novel’s based on), “Atonement’s” about a young girl with a wild imagination; 13-year-0ld Briony Tallis thinks more than she sees — and what she sees she doesn’t fully understand. 608 more words
Mr McEwan, you have let me down again. Sometimes we get along so well. Remember Saturday? Amsterdam? Atonement? Then there was that… 296 more words
Fiona Maye is a High Court judge. She presides in family court with a fierce loyalty and intelligence. She is an accomplished pianist. Her life has been filled with hard work and a passion for her job and she now finds herself at a middle aged crossroads. 282 more words