Book Summary of Black Dogs
About the Author
Ian McEwan has written two collections of stories, as well as many novels and screenplays. He won the 1998 Booker Prize for Amsterdam, and was shortlisted for the 2001 Booker Prize for Atonement.
Table of Contents
Superbly evocative prose. The novel's vision of Europe is acute and alive, vivid in its moral complexities,Brilliant - a meditation on the intoxications of violence and the redemptive power of love,Compassionate without resorting to sentimentality, clever without ever losing its honesty, an undisguised novel of ideas which is also Ian McEwan's most human work
Details of Book: Black Dogs (BSID:15088)
|Number of Pages||176|
|Dimensions||7.87 x 5.24 x 0.55 inches|
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I want to love Ian McEwan based on Zadie Smithâ??s (hilarious) interview with him in the Believer book of Writers on Writing. Maybe Black Dogs wasnâ??t the place to start. It was interesting to see his life work paralleled against Rothâ??s in the New York Review of Books (Al Alvarez, July 19 2007), sug...
Very disappointing, and yet not a dreadful book either (I've read five other McEwan's, all 4* or 5*).The narrator is preparing the memoirs of his dying mother-in-law and particularly wanting details of a terrifying encounter with black dogs more than 40 years ago that changed the direction of her...
: I have always been somewhat suspicious of Ian McEwan. I first read Amsterdam which I disliked intensely since it was obvious to me what would happen very early in the novel and I didnâ??t particularly enjoy seeing it work out just as I predicted. Since then Iâ??ve read a good chunk of his fiction a...
Attraverso lâ??inconciliabile conflitto ideologico che distrugge lâ??unione ma non il reciproco amore di Bernard e June Tremaine, lâ??autore mette in campo lâ??eterna dicotomia tra fede e ragione, tra vita attiva e vita contemplativa, tra materialismo e spiritualitÃ . Il romanzo Ã¨ molto intenso e si prest...
I don't understand how anyone could dislike this. It's basically a novel about ideologies and philosophies and how they apply to human beings, not about them in general, and McEwan's prose is so precise and fabulous that reading this whole thing, a book where barely anything actually happens exce...
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