Sweet Tooth: A Novel

Sweet Tooth: A Novel

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In this stunning new novel, Ian McEwan’s first female protagonist since Atonement is about to learn that espionage is the ultimate seduction.

Cambridge student Serena Frome’s beauty and intelligence make her the ideal recruit for MI5. The year is 1972. The Cold War is far from over. England’s legendary intelligence agency is determined to manipulate the cultural conversation by funding writers whose politics align with those of the government. The operation… (more)

Editorial reviews (8 reviews)

McEwan hasn’t lost his gift for ending on a high note, but unlike in Atonement, the ordinary details aren’t imbued with enough convincing drama to earn such a breathtaking finish.

To be sure, the delicious ending reinforces Sweet Tooth’s slightly-too-sunny disposition, but it is difficult to remain impervious to the story’s life-affirming and almost defiantly romantic outlook.

What we learn at the end should make readers want to flip back through the book and re-read it with opened eyes; unfortunately, the experience of wading through "Sweet Tooth" the first time dispels much urge to read it again.

Book Details  

Publisher: Anchor (November 13, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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