Ian McEwan - June 21, 1948
The name of this story caught my attention because I could directly apply it to a town where I once lived.
Uncomfortable scenes, characters and conversations. I think we’ve all experienced those.
Finding our place in the world. We’ve all been there before.
I really felt that I was in the late 1970’s when I read this short. Words illustrated the feelings I remember as a young child observing the voices colors and shapes of that time. I really didn’t have any sort of “life experience” at that age...but I think that I had the ability to feel the atmosphere, and McEwan did a wonderful job of taking me there.
The west coast of
7 out of 10.