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ISBN: 0007207042 / ISBN-13: 9780007207046

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Saturday, February 15, 2003. Oddly - he's never done such a thing before - Henry Perowne wakes before dawn to find himself already in motion, drawn ... Show synopsis

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  • Saturday (HarperCollins Audio) – Audiobook cassette (2005)
    by Ian McEwan, Kati Nicholl (Abridged by), Andrew Sachs (Read by)

    Saturday

    Audiobook cassette, HarperCollins Audio
    2005
    Abridged edition. Abridged.

    ISBN: 0007207042
    ISBN-13: 9780007207046

    The stunning new novel from the Booker Prize winning novelist. Saturday, February 15, 2003 - Henry Perowne wakes before dawn to find himself already in motion, drawn to the window of his bedroom. He is a contented man - a successful neurosurgeon, the devoted husband of Rosalind, and proud father of two grown-up children. What troubles Perowne as he stands at his window is the state of the world - the impending war against Iraq, and a general darkening and gathering pessimism since the attacks on New York and Washington ... Show more

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Reviews of Saturday

Overall customer rating: 3.667
Sirius

Not compelling

by Sirius on Apr 9, 2008

This book lacks narrative force. I was so numbed by the protagonist's self-absorbed (meandering) activities on this Saturday that I simply gave up (on circa page 180--during his preparation of the fish stew). Thus, I was (mercifully?) spared whatever horrible events would make up the book's climax. ... More

TealeTheSlowReader

Worthy to be called literary art

by TealeTheSlowReader on Nov 2, 2007

Every reader ought to care that McEwan is a master of psychological detail, a worthy successor of Henry James and Virginia Woolf. Of course a novel cannot exist by the merit of its virtuosity alone, and so, I was reading for plot and scene development. From the beginning, I could sense that the main ... More

rejoyce

Terror and Pleasure

by rejoyce on Oct 2, 2007

Ian McEwan's novel Saturday is purposely set on the day of London's massive demonstration against the impending attack on Iraq. The protagonist Henry Perowne, a neurosurgeon, inadventently scrapes the car of a hood named Baxter after illegally crossing a police barricade. Baxter and his thugs retaliate ... More

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