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David Robinson

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A bit too clever

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-02-2018

sweet tooth is well written but, as it is essentially a writer writing about writing, I found it a bit self indulgent. In my opinion, McEwan writes with more confidence in his understanding of the female psyche than he should, and the denouement is a "clever" literary device but unsatisfactory.

A satisfying conclusion to a great series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-07-2015

I have just finished listening to the "Karla Trilogy" again. This series is a very satisfying read, intelligent, understated and with the humanity that Graham Greene brought us years ago. despite its age thus series is well worth reading from time to time and the Michael Jayston performance is poised and entirely appropriate to the story.

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