Jason M.'s Reviews > On Chesil Beach

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Mar 10, 09

bookshelves: literary-fiction

This is a fine short novel, the first half alternating between "dry" and "beautifully, perfectly put." Somewhere fairly early in the last half, though, the 'dry' completely gives way to writing that may make you wish you'd written it, and this writing speeds you on to an end of lingering power.

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read On Chesil Beach.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.