|Ian McEwan. years ago, he began a series of love affairs that still continues. The |
pattern is well established. A younger woman, usually English, sometimes
French, is taken on as secretary and housekeeper, and by degrees becomes a
kind of ...
|A pervasive dread runs through this novel, leading to the terrible climax that no reader could predict. Absolutely in the key of McEwan, without match in the genre, and a very worthwhile read.|
|With exquisite prose, Ian McEwan creates in On Chesil Beach a story of lives transformed by a gesture not made or a word not spoken. From the Trade Paperback edition.|
|While McEwan does not fit the "horror" genre, make no mistake the work here is as horrifying--and frankly terrifying--as anything you'll find written by Clive Barker or Stephen King.|