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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It’s like McEwan or his publisher took all the outtakes from the exquisite, Somerset Maugham award-winning First Love, Last Rites and stuck them in their own collection to capitalize on it.

Still, for all the youthful mistakes, the literary genius comes through without trouble. Apr 13, Bethany rated it liked it Shelves: Quotes from Sabanaas Between the Sh Finally, Psychopoliswhich coolly begins with a woman asking the narrator to chain her to the bed, quickly loses its grip on the reader and devolves into a parody of Southern California late s parties.

This is some weird shit, well written weird shit, but weird shit nonetheless. Above all else, McEwan is interesting.


Apr 19, Caleb Liu rated it liked it. Aug 30, Faith rated it it was amazing. I find the fourth story, Dead as They Come the best. These stories are diverse, odd, occasionally obtuse and, at all times, engaging.

Feb szbanas, Clare added it. To ask other readers questions about In Between the Sheetsplease sign up. Trivia About In Between the Sh Open Preview See a Problem? I guess I have a very different view from most people here. Return to Book Page. Certainly it suggests sexual activity of some kind between exotic creatures, perhaps from a distant land, another planet.

In Between the Sheets by Ian McEwan

As absurd as the premises of the stories were, McEwan manages to make them “believable” and yet intriguing through his description. May 29, William Koon rated it liked it. Each of the “freaks and monsters” that populate McEwan’s England have a unsettling story to tell. Here, it works only some sabznas the time.

In an attempt to be more objective, I’d say this is not McEwan’s finest hour, though a couple of the stories are definitely worth reading. 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.


Sep 24, Louise rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Entre LAS Sabanas

Every other story ends weakly: Jul 30, Stephanie Sun rated it really liked it Shelves: What the story does well is capture the psychotic character sbaanas Los Angeles. Weird, unique and introspective. What I like about this is that the story is narrated by the perspective of the ape himself. Oct 21, Kristine rated it it was ok.

In Between the Sheets

Am I alone in feeling that way? Aug 01, Brendan Monroe rated it did not like it Shelves: Some of the endings left me completely hanging with no clue about what just happened. In Mvewan the Sheets is Ian McEwan’s second short story collection, after First Love, Last Rites – both published early in his career, in andand both containing very dark and disturbing literary experiments.