Ian McEwan’s Amsterdam

At the center of Ian McEwan’s Amsterdam is Molly Lane, or rather her ghost. Molly was a journalist and bon vivant whose many lovers, not all of whom are on good terms, come together at her funeral. Among these are Vernon Halliday, […]

Ian McEwan’s Saturday

At the heart of Ian McEwan’s Saturday is successful neurosurgeon and loving husband and father Henry Perowne, whose supremely rational worldview McEwan uses, almost excessively, as a springboard to incorporate into the narrative broader philosophical musings about concepts as varied as free […]