On Chesil Beach

by Ian McEwan | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0224081187 Global Overview for this book
Registered by LeighBCD on 4/14/2007
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Journal Entry 1 by LeighBCD on Saturday, April 14, 2007
Bought from Amazon - can't wait to read this!

Journal Entry 2 by LeighBCD on Sunday, April 22, 2007
Another wonderful novel from Ian McEwan. I read this while on holiday in Brittany.

What I love about his books is that he tells a story and then, almost in the penultimate final sentence of this book, makes a statement so profound that it causes you to completely re-consider everything you have just read.

Such it was with this novel. The sentence here - I don't want to give plot away to anyone who casually wanders by this page - stayed with me FOR DAYS, it still does. It has caused me to stop and think, quite hard, about the course of my own life. It's a wonderful work of literature and McEwan is a brilliant, brilliant writer.

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