- Unknown Binding
- Publisher: Doubleday; First Edition. 1 in number line edition (2005)
- ASIN: B002NHIX02
- Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (375 customer reviews)
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I have read all of Mr. McEwan's novels, and this is one of his finest.
I tried very hard to like this book, but the self-absorbed stream of conscious of the narrator repeatedly gets in the way of moving the plot along.
I was interested to read this book, however I could not make it through the first 100 pages.
An amazingly taut and poignant novel. McEwan shows through the day "off" of neurosurgeon Henry Perowne, how a man's entire life and outlook on the world, family, and... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Vasili K. Andrews
A FORTUNATE MAN
It’s very hard to decide who is the more fortunate fellow. Is it Henry Perowne, the rich, privileged brain surgeon, owner of a new Mercedes and an antique... Read more
in a list i printed, Saturday was 2nd book listed as important to read. this author wrote atonement, an extraordinary book (film). i plan to read more of mr. mcewan's books. Read morePublished 1 month ago by lynne from sellersville
This guy, this author, would be the type of next-seat chum, on a plane, who would make me want to hang myself, in place, if I had to listen to him talk. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Austin reader
Ian McEwan's Saturday was assigned during my English class back in College. The story was about a neurosurgeon named Henry Perowne,who was getting a series of activities done on a... Read morePublished 2 months ago by DESERTMAN40
Although the situation (and the outcome) are typically contrived, the prose is glorious (especially when he goes into real stream of consciousness) and never overdone, the suspense... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Tescar
Delicious language, deep thinking, associative, a little idealistic in terms of characters and happy ending. The story about one day that became an a whole life summary. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Sokolovskaya Yuliya
Add this to your must read list. Fantastic tale of a Saturday gone awry, reminding us of the vulnerability of our lives and relationships.Published 4 months ago by Mark DiPaolo