A NovelBook - 2016
From Library Staff
JCLMandaW Sep 09, 2017
I've tried to get into McEwan on multiple occasions, but I have yet to find one of his books that really speaks to me. While I did appreciate the humor and thought this was a unique perspective for a retelling of 'Hamlet', I did not find it all that compelling. An average read at best.
JCLHeatherB Oct 21, 2016
I read all of McEwan's books, although I think he's pretty hit and miss. This is one I couldn't fully get into. It's a re-telling of Hamlet, narrated from the perspective of a fetus. Yeah, it's weird, but when I heard the premise I thought it had possibilities. In the execution, though, it's just... Read More »