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M-am gândit mult cum să încep recenzia, îmi place mult Ian McEwan (am mai scris acest lucru), are un stil aparte, o coerență în scriitură, o ironie și un umor britanic, ieșit din comun cel puțin pentru mine. 723 more words

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Favourite Books with a Historical Backdrop

Whenever I’m book shopping, one of the many things that catches my attention is the time period in which a story is set in. I tend to like books which either the entirety or only part of the action takes place at the time of an important historical event. 580 more words

Books

Missing Man: On William Gerhardie

This is a story of one thing leading to another.

My parents set the foundations for everything I have read. From my mother, books about history and poetry; from my father, an introduction to contemporary novels. 896 more words

Russia

Neurosurgeons, Crashes, and a Protest March

Saturday by Ian McEwan.

Overall, I enjoyed this book; although, it is a little difficult to follow at times. The main character, Henry, is a neurosurgeon. 414 more words

Books

Review: Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

I’m a huge Ian McEwan fan. Finishing this book means that I’ve read all his novels (and collections of short stories and plays and books for children and no, my name isn’t Misery). 575 more words

CULTURE

What I've Been Reading — October

“MFA vs. POC” by Junot Díaz

A friend mentioned this article while she explained her side of a story to me. The issue of white people dominating in the MFA world and how it effects people of color is something I’ve been ignorant of. 510 more words

College

Sex, Death, and Growing Up: Ian McEwan's 'First Love, Last Rites'

My first encounter with Ian McEwan came through the film version of Atonement, which I watched in bits a few years ago. I mainly remember a scandalous letter delivered to a child, and James McAvoy and Kiera Knightley splashing around in a fountain. 1,127 more words

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