- Ian (Russell). born 1948, British novelist and short-story writer. His books include First Love, Last Rites (1975), The Child in Time (1987), The Innocent (1990), Amsterdam (which won the Booker prize in 1998), Atonement (2001), Saturday (2005), and On Chesil Beach (2007)
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McEwan novels often have formally dazzling conclusions that recast the meaning of the preceding story.
McEwan seems to have grown enamored with the formal technique of embedding small facsimiles of stories within a larger narrative.
It's excruciating to witness, but (thanks to McEwan's incredible gift) you just can't look away.Six Fictional Marriages that Have Gone Very, Very Wrong
Jean Hanff Korelitz
March 25, 2014
Rather as Serena falls for the stories then the man, McAfee met McEwan when she interviewed him for the Financial Times.
If you want to promote the value of a free society, McEwan says, “you have to do it freely and openly.”
McEwan had not noticed her protest, it had all happened so instantaneously.
McEwan now faced the easel which held the great Dana, shrouded by a cloth.
It seemed a shame for McEwan not to see what you have inspired.
A moment later Stefan, hailed stentoriously by McEwan, followed her.
McEwan slipped from his stool and sought a cigarette in the adjoining room.