Sam Leith Sam Leith

A cosmic comedy

Not long ago I had an email from a friend, wondering if I’d yet read the new Ian McEwan.

Not long ago I had an email from a friend, wondering if I’d yet read the new Ian McEwan.

Not long ago I had an email from a friend, wondering if I’d yet read the new Ian McEwan. ‘Talk about a bolt from the blue,’ she said. ‘McEwan does slapstick. I never saw that coming.’

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