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McEwan is always fascinating. The first part of the book about a professor's "initiation" in a polar voyage is brilliant satire!Published 1 month ago by Raine
Solar was a good read; you almost feel sorry for Professor Beard, even though most of his woes are self-inflicted. The book was almost as good as Atonement.Published 2 months ago by John Ilija Ilijevic
Great book. Very funny and insightful into the current climate change culture which, like everything else, is about money, ego and power. Definitely one of McEwan's best.Published 3 months ago by True Review
The egotistical, successful Nobel-prize winner who is this novel's centerpiece is often comic as he fights, sometimes rashly, to keep self-knowledge at bay throughout a long turn... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jake Stanley
Solar was one of my book club reads for this month. I was pretty excited to start reading since I just read and loved Atonement, but unfortunately this book just was not as good. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jen R
hilarious, brilliant, and roger allum is one of hte few who's vioce is nice to hear, unlike most audio booksPublished 13 months ago by Gauhri
I really enjoyed this very disagreeable but sadly humorous main character. Yes, we've all been there, but hopefully we don't take it quite so far.Published 14 months ago by C. C. Selavy
This novel is a fascinating portrait of a man who on one hand is a genius and on the other hand a psychological disaster. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Johann David Renner
I love the author - but I could not get into this book of his.Published 14 months ago by Daniele Collignon