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Idly

Occasionally, he would come to a forking of the paths deep in a beech wood and idly think that this was where …

(p. 165)

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Disown

… because everyone knew it was controlled by state, military or financial interests ─ a view that Edward later disowned.

(p. 162)

*to make it known that you no longer have any connection with someone that you were closely connected with…

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Book Tips, June-July 2015

These past two months or so (rainy season in Ethiopia), I’ve immersed myself in reading creative nonfiction and a few great novels. Here are a few I recommend: 753 more words

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The Comfort of Strangers by Ian McEwan

I found The Comfort of Strangers to be the most uncomfortable Ian McEwan book I’ve read, which is really saying something. It’s his second novel, written after… 867 more words

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The Children Act by Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan is one of my favourite authors, and I was really keen to read The Children Act in particular because the premise sounded so interesting. 832 more words

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Atonement (2007) Review

Atonement” is based on an Ian McEwen novel of the same name.

And before you run away, ask yourself one question: Is there a better storyteller working in literature at this moment? 689 more words

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