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"McEwan is entering the same league as Donald Barthelme and John Cheever."--Los Angeles Herald Examiner
Posted October 27, 2010
I think it was the first story that kind of turned me off - it started off with some interesting characters and family dynamics, but then turned into a story that seemed like it could have been told by some jr. high boys in the I went to school with in the eighties. Another story was just so-so and another was a dud, so I stopped reading. I can probably count the books I haven't finished on one hand, so.
Loved The Cement Garden, Atonement and On Chesil Beach, though.
Posted December 22, 2009
It is hard to believe that the author of "Atonement" and "On Chesil Beach" can write such rubbish. I am a fan of Mr. McEwan's work and I enjoy short stories, but this book was no pleasure to read. Even giving this book one star is hard to do.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted February 9, 2010
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