SaturdayBook - 2005 | 1st ed. in the United States of America
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Saturday is a masterful novel set within a single day in February 2003. Henry Perowne is a contented man--a successful neurosurgeon, happily married to a newspaper lawyer, and enjoying good relations with his children. Henry wakes to the comfort of his large home in central London on this, his da... Read More »
An astonishing novel that captures the fine balance of happiness and the unforeseen threats that can destroy it. A brilliant, thrilling page-turner that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Saturday is a masterful novel set within a single day in February 2003. Henry Perowne is a content... Read More »
KCLSReads Sep 02, 2015
Henry Perowne is a contented man--a successful neurosurgeon, happily married to a newspaper lawyer, with two children. A minor accident in his car brings him into a confrontation with a small-time thug. To Perowne's professional eye, something appears to be profoundly wrong with this young man, w... Read More »
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A neurologist spends time reflecting post Sept 11 in London on his career as a Brain Surgeon, his relationships and life. Rare and authentic
I would like to read this book again for the philosophy and the poetry. Details about the operations reveal the fact that McEwan has been researching his subject. The author is probably as well a painter because his descriptions are done from one who has studied his subjects.
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