On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

On of the millions of rather famous writers who I had never quite got around to reading was Ian McEwan.  But when I saw his slim novel/novella On Chesil Beach for sale at a local library for a dollar I couldn’t resist.  And its very slimness enticed me to go ahead and read it this past week.  It turned out to be a little gem of a book; a skillful and multilayered work despite its brevity. With a book this short there is not much point in long plot explanations.  The story...

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On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

On of the millions of rather famous writers who I had never quite got around to reading was Ian McEwan.  But when I saw his slim novel/novella On Chesil Beach for sale at a local library for a dollar I couldn’t resist.  And its very slimness enticed me to go ahead and read it this past week.  It turned out to be a little gem of a book; a skillful and multilayered work despite its brevity. With a book this short there is not much point in long plot explanations.  The story...

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