If you want to promote the value of a free society, mcewan says, “you have to do it freely and openly.”
mcewan is more optimistic: “I think we will still need to examine the fine print of human behavior, human relationships,” he says.
mcewan seems to have grown enamored with the formal technique of embedding small facsimiles of stories within a larger narrative.
At the moment, mcewan likes reading the social histories of the early 1970s.
mcewan novels often have formally dazzling conclusions that recast the meaning of the preceding story.
People began to settle down expectantly; mcewan struck his opening chords.
mcewan now faced the easel which held the great Dana, shrouded by a cloth.
The boarders gave the family an income larger than they had ever possessed before, and mcewan's contributions fell off.
mcewan had not noticed her protest, it had all happened so instantaneously.
The boy grinned in speechless assent, instantly looking a duplicate of mcewan.