Buy Entre LAS Sabanas by Ian McEwan from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Ian McEwan was born in Aldershot, England on June 21, He received a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Sussex and an M.A. in English. Entre las sábanas. Front Cover. Ian McEwan. Anagrama, – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Entre las sábanas.

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Want to Read saving…. It is one of the author’s early works and the pieces ” He stirred his coffee and watched the waitress who leaned against a counter in a trance, and who now drew a long silver thread from her nose. In an attempt to be more objective, I’d say this is not McEwan’s finest hour, though a couple of the stories are definitely lad reading.

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Entre LAS Sabanas

Nov 10, Rntre Slinn rated entrd really liked it. Nothing about this is sexy at all. I personally found the book a bit predictable and other than the first story didn’t really enjoy it very much, but the subject matter nonetheless is taboo enough and described in such Hitchcockian detail that we are l I wonder if I am not as let down as others who wrote such venomous reviews because I have never read McEwan before?

He was awarded a CBE in They show a broad range of literary styles and thematic interests, but McEwan’s characteristic prose style very smoothly flowing sentences and ideas and deep interest in sexuality is on beautiful display. I read this short stories collection in translation many years ago and I have almost no memory of that first reading https: I heard about this mcewab the Books on the Nightstand podcast.


Best recommended for completists and fans of the author – though be prepared for something different, as it is a completely different Ian McEwan from theo ne who wrote Atonement or On Chesil Beach.

It is rather shocking and explicit.

However, I believe that underneath the shocking nature of the story, perhaps Dead as They Come is more of a social comment of the trashyness of the rich – using their money to buy “plastic”, perfect women, whom are clearly unable to hold down real relationships??

Honestly, I didn’t understand most of the stories.

Apr 13, Bethany rated it liked it Shelves: Nov 18, Ryan Williams rated it really liked it. He is a young writer in these stories, and they are missing some of the gravity that comes in his later works.

In Between the Sheets

Aug 30, brian rated it did not like it. This story perhaps best illustrates how the collection has aged – who buys pornographic magazines nowadays, and sabnaas there still actual stores which have only this kind of stuff? A man cheating on two nurses is about to find himself undergoing an impromptu castration, or worse, at the hands of the women he has deceived.

Jun 08, Michelle rated it really liked it.

In Between the Sheets by Ian McEwan

I picked this up while visiting Dublin. View all 3 comments. Probably I prefer these ugly and ‘perverted’ ’70s to the ’70s described by McEwan oan ‘Sweet tooth’ It is one of the author’s early works and the pieces read almost as if the author wrote them to practice his literary skills. McEwan lives in London.


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In Between the Sheets was first published forty years ago, and for some reason is about the only book by Ian McEwan that I have not read. Return to Book Page. These stories are diverse, odd, occasionally obtuse and, at all times, engaging. I enjoyed this book because I felt that law was very well crafted.

I was surprised tha This one really should have been left in the laundry basket. Its about a man working in a porn shop owned by his brother and his juggling love affairs with two women which ultimately ends in terrifying circumstances.

The thread snapped and settled on the end of her forefinger, a colorless pearl. These stories do make for depressed mccewan but their realism and at the same time their dreamlike quality stand out. Although not as bizarre as the FIrst Love collection, you can still marvel at the way his mind works and the multiple subjects and themes he considers. On the other hand Dead as They Come is a very graphic novel but it is so strangely fascinating that it makes you want to continue reading Lists with This Book.