My favorite parts are the Dunkirk war scenes. Some of his very best writing unlike more recent works. ATONEMENT by Ian McEwan.
Even if you’re not a snob, worth reading. What people admit about class and manners. SNOBBERY: THE AMERICAN VERSION by Joseph Epstein.
A few overdrawn passages but the beautiful build-ups and conversational motifs are incredible. YOUR FACE TOMORROW by Javiar Marias.
Takes me back to my adolescence, car-trips, being stuck with parents and being happy. “CHURCH CANCELS COW” by Amy Hempel.
Summer! Anecdotes re acclimating to France are pitch-perfect. Back, before he become serious. ME TALK PRETTY ONE DAY by David Sedaris.
Born storyteller.Intelligent, insanely perceptive.Sometimes you don’t want pyrotechnics.Just pure story.ANY HUMAN HEART by William Boyd
It is always better/to avenge dear ones than to indulge in mourning./For every one of us…BEOWULF: NEW TRANSLATION by Seamus Heaney.