Tag: Ian McEwan

Quote of the Day: Ian McEwan

If you could make a change to anything you’ve written over the years, what would it be? From my first book, First Love, Last Rites – remove all the pretentious commas doing the work of full stops and replace with full stops.

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A Book I Recommend: Mrs. Bonnett

I would definitely recommend reading Atonement by Ian McEwan. Set in both the Second World War and present day, we follow Briony, a bright young girl with a flair for storytelling. As Briony matures, she reflects on her past through

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Literary Anniversaries: 21 June

Ian McEwan is 68 today.  Many happy returns! Best known, perhaps, for Atonement, McEwan seems to be a staple of English Literature courses – by the time I finished my degree I’d studied three of his texts in separate modules. They all shared

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