Sweet Tooth

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Jonathan Cape, 2012 - Audiobooks - 323 pages
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Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year at Cambridge, and finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services. The year is 1972. Britain, confronting economic disaster, is being torn apart by industrial unrest and terrorism and faces its fifth state of emergency.

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User Review  - jayne_charles - LibraryThing

It almost seems as though Ian McEwan approaches fiction writing as a form of self-education, given the amount of research he clearly does into the professions of his characters. We've had surgeons ... Read full review

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User Review  - gayla.bassham - LibraryThing

It's definitely interesting. But sometimes I think that MacEwan falls so deeply in love with his tricks and twists that he forgets to make the book about anything. A clever but ultimately empty novel. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

IAN McEWAN is the bestselling author of fourteen books, including the novels "Solar"; "On Chesil Beach"; "Saturday"; "Atonement," winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the W. H. Smith Literary Award; "The Comfort of Strangers" and "Black Dogs," both shortlisted for the Booker Prize; "Amsterdam," winner of the Booker Prize; and "The Child in Time," winner of the Whitbread Award; as well as the story collections "First Love, Last Rites," winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, and "In Between the Sheets." He lives in England.
www.ianmcewan.com

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