Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
Il hausse les épaules. "Aucune personne sensée n'est jamais pour la guerre. Mais dans cinq ans, on se félicitera peut-être de l'avoir faite. [...] Tu as raison, ça peut tourner au désastre. Mais ça peut aussi marquer la fin d'un autre désastre et le début de quelque chose de mieux. Tout dépend de l'...
I noticed reading other reviews that the one that gave SATURDAY a one or two star review said for one reason or another that they "could" not or did not finish the book. I can see why they did not see the greatness of the book in that circumstance. I have never read a book like this before now. It w...
Saturday, February 15, 2003. Henry Perowne is a contented man, a successful neurosurgeon, the devoted husband of Rosalind and the proud father of two grown-up children, one a promising poet, the other a talented blues musician. Unusually, he wakes before dawn, drawn to the window of his bedroom and ...
Just saving some quotes:p. 127"It was once convenient to think biblically, to believe we're surrounded for our benefit by edible automata on land and sea. Now it turns out that even fish can feel pain. This is the growing complication of the modern condition, the expanding circle of moral sympathy."...
Ian McEwan is my favorite author I have to hate. when I was 17-19, I despised most of all "weak tea" poets and writers: people whose dealt with middle-age, old-age, their dog, their cat. since then, I have grown to understand there are gradations within this sort of work, but McEwan always feels "ri...