On a chilly February day, Clive Linley and Vernon Halliday meet in the throng outside a crematorium to pay their last respects to Molly Lane. Both had been Molly's lovers in the days before they became part of London's elite. Another of Molly's paramours was a foreign secretary who's stumping for Prime Minister. Urged by Molly's husband to sabotage the secretary's chances, the pair find themselves making moral choices that could have disastrous results.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
I think McEwan is a master of description and character. It's too bad none of the people in this book were likable but maybe that was part of the point of the book. The book begins at the cremation of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lilywren - LibraryThing
I have to say I finished Amsterdam before I realised I'd started it! It's quite a quick read and I found McEwan's style of writing easy to follow. However, for me, there is something missing from the ... Read full review