Buy Entre LAS Sabanas by Ian McEwan from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. 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. Entre las sábanas. Front Cover. Ian McEwan. Anagrama, – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Entre las sábanas.

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Entre LAS Sabanas

I read this short stories collection in translation many years ago and I have almost no memory of that first reading https: 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 mcean reading. These stories are diverse, odd, occasionally obtuse and, at all times, engaging.

Although not as bizarre as the FIrst Szbanas collection, you can still marvel at the way his mind works and the multiple subjects and themes he considers.

Although it is quite a strange concept, it works really well and isn’t too explicit about it either. Return to Book Page. In this short story collection, McEwan explores human relationships, the grotesque and the sensual lurking in the corners of our minds. Published November 1st by Anchor first published May 1st He is reminiscing about his eight day sexual relationship with his owner. View all 3 comments. I become more intrigued with McEwan with each work I read and look forward to delving into his more celebrat This is Ian McEwan’s second publication and, as with his first endeavor “First Love, Last Rites”is a collection of short stories.


This is the weirdest story about an ape who can interact with his keeper Sally Klee Psychoticexplosive and sensual writing style: This story perhaps best illustrates how the collection has aged – who buys pornographic magazines nowadays, and are there still actual stores which have only this kind of stuff? Somehow I missed it in the early years and then there must have been a gap when it was not easily available, so when I saw an old second-hand copy I grabbed it with some delight.

Both collections feature stories that are twisted and macabre, but while in First Love the macab In Between 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. Honestly, I didn’t understand most of the stories.

Whichever side of the coin, these tales squirm their way around perversion and madness, weaving down dark corridors into unexpected twists. It is rather shocking and explicit. While spending my vacation browsing its shelves my eyes fell on this collection of short stories.

Again, McEwan shows that the short story can be lifted to high art in the hands of a gifted writer and, regardless your opinion of him, most will affirm McEwan is a gifted writer.

What the story does well is capture the psychotic character of Los Angeles.

In Between the Sheets by Ian McEwan

The conclusion is totally hilarious and very painful to read, especially for men, I would imagine. Psychoticexplosive and sensual writing style: Nothing about this is sexy at all. Jul 30, Stephanie Sun rated it really liked it Shelves: They early works had sinister elements and uncomfortable endings. Does any one sabanaas ‘To and Fro’?


Some of the endings left me completely hanging with no clue about what just happened. However, I believe that entrr the shocking nature of the story, perhaps Dead as They Come is more of a social comment of the trashyness of the rich – using their money to buy “plastic”, perfect women, whom are clearly unable to hold down real relationships??

I guess I have a very different view from most people here. Joseph Spinale hmm what goes to and fro.

Sep 24, Louise rated it liked it Shelves: Quirky and experimental near-erotica by a young writer who would soon become a masterful novelist. Nov 10, Doug Slinn rated it really liked it. The collection of stories here transform the ordinary into the fantastical and grotesque but at the same time are careful treatments of marginalised characters.

This is some weird shit, well written weird shit, but weird shit nonetheless. The thread snapped and settled on the end of her forefinger, a colorless pearl. Weird, unique and introspective. A brilliant story about an English man staying in Los Angeles for vacation, his problems with loneliness and not finding a purpose or a place to belong.