13 years ago
Holding this book in your hand, sinking back in your soft armchair, you will say to yourself: perhaps it will amuse me. And after you have read this story of great misfortunes, you will no doubt dine well, blaming the author for your own insensiti...
16 years ago
He wanted to die the way he had livedexotically, in the gray area of legend on the border of fact and fiction. So he seeded the ground with stories, each based in some truth, about the strange wasting disease he had and how he had contracted...
17 years ago
While the Booker prize given to Amsterdam last month honors the year's "best novel" by a writer from the old British Empire, Ian McEwan's natural milieu is not Britannia but Europe: he writes books that are ready for export, embodying the progress...