Ian McEwan

Standard Name: McEwan, Ian

Connections

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Friends, Associates Zadie Smith
Through a Cambridge friend ZS met (while she was a nineteen-year-old undergraduate, not a published writer) Ian McEwan and Martin Amis . It was at McEwan's wedding celebration, a party full of people from my...
Literary responses Kamila Shamsie
The Independent juxtaposed Burnt Shadows with other literary attempts to capture post-9/11 reality, noting that works such as Don DeLillo 's Falling Man, Mohsin Hamid 's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and Ian McEwan 's...
Occupation Kamila Shamsie
KS was assigned to read and assess the Man Booker prize-winning works from the 1990s, including Arundhati Roy 's The God of Small Things and Ian McEwan 's Amsterdam, and nominate one for inclusion...
Reception Rose Tremain
When in 1983 the magazine Granta presented a list of twenty names identified as the Best Young British Novelists, RT was among them (along with Pat Barker , Martin Amis , Salman Rushdie ...
Reception A. S. Byatt
David Jays , in an article confessing his preference for the current lionesses to the lions among British novelists—a preference, that is, for ASB , Zadie Smith , A. L. Kennedy , Sarah Waters ...

Timeline

Spring 1983
Granta magazine's first listing of twenty Best of Young British Novelists included the names of six women: Pat Barker , Ursula Bentley , Buchi Emecheta , Maggie Gee , Lisa St Auban de Teran , and Rose Tremain .