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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In Between the Sheets

This is the weirdest story about an ape who can interact with his keeper Sally Klee Psychoticexplosive and sensual writing style: More technically assured than the first collection, and with more bite.

A cheating boyfriend is lured into a trap.

Honestly, I didn’t understand most of the stories. And in the course of a weekend with his teenage daughter, a guilt-ridden father discovers the depths of his ls blundering innocence.

Librería La Lengua Absuelta: Ian McEwan, Entre las Sábanas

These stories are diverse, odd, occasionally obtuse and, at all ncewan, engaging. Feb 16, Dennis rated it liked it Shelves: They show a broad range of literary styles sabanaa thematic interests, but McEwan’s characteristic prose style very smoothly flowing sentences and ideas and deep interest in sexuality is on beautiful display.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It has been described as reptilian, or as a repulsive inorganic stench, or again, as a sharp, womanly odor Written from the point of view of a non-human, it is offbeat, fresh, and viciously funny as in the sentence note the usage of the second verb “Our first ‘time’ [ Although not as compelling as his longer fiction, this is asbanas superb collection of short stories written in McEwan’s compact yet evocative style.


Return to Book Page. Jun 08, Michelle rated it really liked it.

Mceqan of the stories engage the reader with a simple yet arresting prose that forces the reader to grapple with often unpleasant ideas and themes. Its about a man working in a porn shop owned by sabajas brother and his juggling love affairs with two women which ultimately ends in terrifying circumstances. Of course there are flaws. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. These stories do make for depressed reader but their realism and at the same time their dreamlike quality stand out.

Entre LAS Sabanas

Reflections of a Kept Ape kcewan, as the title suggests – about a pet ape, however, the interesting detail is that the story is told from the ape’s perspective. I was leary of it because of the title and table of contents, but decided to read anyway due to this self-imposed goal to get through all of Ian McEwan’s books.

I would like it a lot if not for the author’s adolescent obsession with effluvia: These two are further character studies and both stand out because of their subject matter, but also because McEwan places the reader inside the narrators’ minds – their feelings, thoughts, insecurities, and passions are acutely and uncomfortably laid bare for the reader. This is the weirdest story about an ape who can interact with his keeper Sally Klee, make coffees, clean plates and also with his other humanly qualities, he can read.

Nov 18, Ryan Williams rated it really liked it. The only commonality seems to be the author’s curiosity as to how far can he go with narrative creativity. I chain-read McEwan’s first three books while lying in Stafford Hospital, and found them infinitely preferable to the ward. I wonder if I am not as let down as others who wrote such venomous reviews because I have never read McEwan before?


Reflection of a kept Ape: The collection of stories here transform the ordinary into the fantastical and grotesque but at the same time are careful treatments of marginalised characters.

Each of the “freaks and monsters” that populate McEwan’s England have a unsettling story to tell. Feb 11, Jenny Reading Envy rated it liked it Shelves: Dead as they come: I never understand people who find McEwan’s early work disgusting, ‘shocking’ etc.

A jaded millionaire buys himself the perfect mistress and plunges into a hell of jealousy and despair.

Entre LAS Sabanas : Ian McEwan :

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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. In Between the Sheets is Ian McEwan’s second short story collection, after Llas Love, Last Rites – both published early in his career, in andand both containing very dark and disturbing literary experiments.

I can’t tell you anything else because it will spoil the story for you. This one really should have been left in the laundry basket.