Dazzling Paperbacks to Read on Vacation
The best titles of the past year—now much more portable.
Toss them in the beach bag, suitcase or picnic basket.
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McEwan is a literary pointillist—in control of each keystroke, creating
small, precise masterpieces that delight with their linguistic prowess.
But as evidenced by this daring thriller—narrated by a fetus with a
genius IQ and a quandary that reminds one of a certain Danish
prince—McEwan takes his biggest risks with plot, taunting readers with
unpredictable, even implausible story lines he orchestrates with