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McEwan

noun
  1. 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 had not noticed her protest, it had all happened so instantaneously.

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  • McEwan now faced the easel which held the great Dana, shrouded by a cloth.

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    Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale

  • It seemed a shame for McEwan not to see what you have inspired.

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    Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale

  • A moment later Stefan, hailed stentoriously by McEwan, followed her.

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    Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale

  • McEwan slipped from his stool and sought a cigarette in the adjoining room.

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