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#Writer’s Quote Wednesday & #BeWoW – Ian McEwan

Welcome!  This is an open invitation to join in on my blogging event called, “Writer’s Quote Wednesday” and Ronovan Writes’ event called, “BeWoW” or “Be Writing on Wednesday.”  This is your chance to highlight your favorite author’s quotes that give inspiration to you as a writer. 879 more words

Writer's Quote Wednesday

Commuter reads: Saturday - Ian McEwan

I chose to read this because I read Atonement and loved it, so thought I would branch out and try some of his other works. 290 more words


The strange concurrence of small feet in some of my favourite novels and one I don't like

I recently encountered Ian McEwan for the first time, in the form of an audiobook of The Children Act lent to me by my mother and very sternly read by a woman called Lindsay Duncan, CBE. 1,755 more words


Upcoming Reviews

Macbeth by William Shakespeare

A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood

Atonement by Ian McEwan


Quote of the Week - no.15

“Was everyone else really as alive as she was?…If the answer was yes, then the world, the social world, was unbearably complicated, with two billion voices, and everyone’s thoughts striving in equal importance and everyone’s claim on life as intense, and everyone thinking they were unique, when no one was.”

Atonement, by Ian McEwan

Literary Quotations

The Club Book Club, Abu Dhabi

Founded in 1962 The Club, Abu Dhabi has been the focal point for many expats over the years. As soon as we came back to the UAE we re-joined The Club and my social life seems to revolve around it. 86 more words

Book Clubs

Atonement- Ian McEwan

I’ve had a hard time deciding how I should start this year’s blog post series, and which book to choose as the first to review in 2016. 836 more words