On Chesil Beach
Book Summary of On Chesil Beach
'Wonderful...exquisite...devastating' Independent on Sunday
'On Chesil Beach is more than an event. It is a masterpiece' Times Literary Supplement
It is July 1962. Edward and Florence, young innocents married that morning, arrive at a hotel on the Dorset coast. At dinner in their rooms they struggle to suppress their private fears of the wedding night to come...
About the Author
Ian McEwan is the author of two collections of stories and ten previous novels, including Enduring Love, Amsterdam, for which he won the Booker Prize in 1998, Atonement and Saturday.
Details of Book: On Chesil Beach (BSID:4469)
|Book||On Chesil Beach|
|Publisher||Random House Group|
|Number of Pages||176|
|Dimensions||7.91 x 5.24 x 0.55 inches|
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i read this book in one sitting, on a plane from l.a. to nyc, and it just knocked my socks off. and i came up with a scenerio: imagine if i was flying cross country for some kind of mcewanesque purpose â?¦ suppose last time i had been in new york I had met a girl, had spent only a few hours with he...
The first thing you should know about this book is that, like the other Ian McEwan books Iâ??ve read, it is about the most uncomfortable, awkward, and squirmy thing youâ??ll ever read. Donâ??t believe me? What if I told you that the book â?? which is 200 pages long â?? only covers about two hours of time:...
(The much longer full review can be found at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography [cclapcenter.com].)Regular readers know that this month CCLaP is taking an extended look at the nominees for the 2007 Booker Prize; and regular readers also know that so far I've been mostly disappointe...
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