In these seven interlinked stories the grown-up Peter reveals the secret journeys, metamorphoses and adventures of his childhood. Taking childhood as his subject matter, this is McEwan's first work of fiction which appeals to children as well as adults.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ratastrophe - LibraryThing
This collection of stories, while short (read in one sitting kind of short), also manages to be utterly captivating. The last story especially moved me, when Peter comes to the realization that he ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - francescadefreitas - LibraryThing
This is series of short vignettes - all incidents in the life of ten-year-old Peter, who people think is difficult, because he is quiet and they don't know what he is thinking. In fact, Peter has an ... Read full review