Article Index


Their are many online reviews of the books by Ian McEwan. Below you will find only a small sample.

Online book reviews


  • Jorsison, Sam, 2011, Booker Club: Amsterdam, in The Guardian 6 December. -  "characters without personality, comedy without mirth – how McEwan's worst novel won the Booker is a deep mystery."
  • Pritchard, William H, 1998, 'Publish and perish', New York Times: Archives, 27 December.


Black Dogs

  • 'Black dogs' by Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times, 3rd November 1982.

The Cement Garden

On Chesil Beach

The Children Act

The Child in Time

Enduring love

The Innocent, or a special relationship

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Machines like me


  • Kakutani, Michiko, 2016,Nutshall: a tale about a baby-to-be (or not-to-be), by Michiko Kakutani,  New York Times, 5 September/
  • Adams, Tim, 2016,Nutshell by Ian McEwan - a tragic hero in the making, The Guardian, 30 August.
  • Wilson, Francis, 2016, 'Too close to the son' Nutshell by Ian McEwan, Times Literary Supplement, 5 September.



Sweet tooth