In Between the Sheets has ratings and reviews. Michelle said: What a disappointment. It’s like McEwan (or his publisher) took all the outtakes. Entre las sábanas. Front Cover. Ian McEwan. Anagrama, – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Entre las sábanas. 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.

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He has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction numerous times, winning the award for Amsterdam in I become more intrigued with McEwan with each work I read and look forward to delving into his more celebrat This is Ian McEwan’s second publication and, as with his first endeavor “First Love, Last Rites”is a collection of short stories.

Jul 30, Stephanie Sun rated it really liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Each of these stories seemed to be afterthoughts, or B-sides, if you will, but bad B-sides. A two-timing pornographer becomes an unwilling object in the fantasies of one of his victims.

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Paperbackpages. He is a young writer in these stories, and they are missing some of the gravity that comes in his later works. It’s like McEwan or his publisher took all the outtakes from the exquisite, Somerset Maugham award-winning First Love, Last Rites and stuck them in their own collection to capitalize on it. I heard about this on the Books on the Nightstand podcast. 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.


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Certainly it suggests sexual activity of some kind between exotic creatures, perhaps from a distant land, another planet. To ask other readers questions about In Between the Sheetsplease sign up. The collection of stories here transform the ordinary into the fantastical and grotesque but ,as the same time are careful treatments of marginalised characters. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Feb 03, G rated it liked it Shelves: Quirky and experimental near-erotica by a young writer who would soon become a masterful novelist.

Although not as compelling as his longer fiction, this is a superb collection of short stories written in McEwan’s compact yet evocative style. McEwan’s works have earned lan worldwide critical acclaim. Reflections of a Kept Ape was, as the title suggests – about a pet ape, however, the interesting detail is that the story is told from the ape’s perspective.

In Between the Sheets

Sep 24, Louise rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 30, brian rated it did not like it. Its a perfect psychological story of love and obsession. This is no Atonement. Jan 16, Mary Paul rated it really liked it. It has been described as reptilian, or as a repulsive inorganic stench, or again, as a sharp, womanly odor I think The Cement Garden is the best of early Ian.


Dead as they come: Books by Ian McEwan. Let me be honest.

Some of the would-be twists will make you roll your eyes. Am I alone in feeling that way? Aug 01, Brendan Monroe rated it did not like it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. These stories are diverse, odd, occasionally obtuse and, at all times, engaging. Jun 08, Mcwwan rated it really liked it.

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. This particular story is erotic, sexual stuffs and has what-will-happens-in-the-end netre of feeling.

Entre LAS Sabanas

I picked this up while visiting Dublin. View all 9 comments. Feb 16, Dennis rated it liked it Shelves: See 1 question about In Between the Sheets…. The second story, Reflections of a Kept Ape is one of my two favorites.

He was awarded a CBE in Oct 21, Kristine rated it it was ok.

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