❅ Amsterdam kindle Epub ❥ Author Ian McEwan – Andy-palmer.co.uk

Amsterdam On A Chilly February Day, Two Old Friends Meet In The Throng Outside A London Crematorium To Pay Their Last Respects To Molly Lane Both Clive Linley And Vernon Halliday Had Been Molly S Lovers In The Days Before They Reached Their Current Eminence Clive Is Britain S Most Successful Modern Composer, And Vernon Is Editor Of The Newspaper The Judge Gorgeous, Feisty Molly Had Other Lovers, Too, Notably Julian Garmony, Foreign Secretary, A Notorious Right Winger Tipped To Be The Next Prime MinisterIn The Days That Follow Molly S Funeral, Clive And Vernon Will Make A Pact With Consequences That Neither Could Have Foreseen Each Will Make A Disastrous Moral Decision, Their Friendship Will Be Tested To Its Limits, And Julian Garmony Will Be Fighting For His Political Life A Sharp Contemporary Morality Tale, Cleverly Disguised As A Comic Novel, Amsterdam Is As Sheerly Enjoyable A Book As One Is Likely To Pick Up This Year The Washington Post Book World


10 thoughts on “Amsterdam

  1. Jim Fonseca Jim Fonseca says:

    A novel about moral dilemmas From the title, the main theme is assisted suicide, legal in the Netherlands Not only that, but suppose your lifetime best buddy asks you to pledge that you will ac


  2. will will says:

    Amsterdam by Ian McEwanIs it just me or do other people shy away from books that look a little too intellectual for them I read because I enjoy it I am at an age where I don t need to read to impress I l


  3. Julie Julie says:

    About a month ago, I was introduced to Ian McEwan through his novel Atonement I nearly consumed the damn thing, chewed its corners to bits and pieces, scribbled messy notes all over its pages I was starved forof h


  4. Lisa Lisa says:

    I guess I will have to admit that the ethical questions Ian McEwan raised in this novel focusing on political views, freedom of choice, sexuality and media coverage are highly relevant and contemporary still, and the novel


  5. AC AC says:

    This book made me want to scream On finishing it, I literally threw it against the wall in anger.This is my third McEwan, all read in a row I truly adored this book while reading it, I saw it becoming his masterpiece It was going to


  6. Glenn Sumi Glenn Sumi says:

    This sly little dark comedy an unusual Booker Prize winner examines aging and ethics in turn of the millennium London.A woman s death irrevocably changes the lives of three of her former lovers a composer, a newspaper editor and a politician,


  7. Iris Iris says:

    This was a brilliant read, the second Ian McEwan novel I have read I am tantalised by his dexterity as a writer, his ability to write in a completely different style from that employed in Atonement This was utterly gripping I read this as I am going to


  8. Fabian Fabian says:

    A clear exercise on brevity, this is exactly what I mean when I say that contempo writers are cutting corners in telling their story with as little words, adornments, as possible, albeit establishing asubstantial umph at the novel s conclusion Sometimes.The write


  9. Alison Alison says:

    I m tired of the super twist endings and the ponderous philosophical musings on guilt and morality I m tired of successful, monied people in nicely renovated townhouses feeling sorry for themselves Maybe I don t get Ian McEwan I m okay with that But I m not going to read a


  10. Robin Robin says:

    Starting with the exceedingly delightful and clever Nutshell, followed by the unequivocal work of perfection that is On Chesil Beach, this is the third Ian McEwan book I ve gobbled up in a matter of weeks This is also the 1998 winner of the Booker Prize.I was hopeful that this would


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