Posts tagged Ian McEwan

The Children Act

I like Ian McEwan’s particularly British way of handling drama. By that I mean he picks smoldering topics – forbidden lust, crime, unreciprocated yearning – and presents them in a cool, tempered way. The hot-bloodedness…

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I am not going to say I didn't like Ian McEwan's latest novel Solar. I am just going to say I could not appreciate it. A “darkly satirical” novel, Solar follows physicist Michael Beard as…

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What’s in your head

Henry Perowne, neurologist, father, husband, squash player on the brink of retiring and a man whose interest in cooking exceeds his talents, wakes up early on a Saturday morning and stands at the window and…

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