Wrapping Up: What’s in a Name? 3

Food: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender [review] Water: On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan [review] Title: Lord of the Flies by William Golding [review] Plant: The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield [review] Place: Brownsville: Stories by Oscar Casares [review] Music: Hot Water Music by Charles Bukowski [review] The point of thisContinue reading “Wrapping Up: What’s in a Name? 3”

On Chesil Beach

It’s intriguing how Ian McEwan is able to turn a single fleeting event into a short novel.  On Chesil Beach is about a couple of British newlyweds in 1962; Edward and Florence are virgins, very inexperienced when it comes to expressions of sexuality.  All of these sexual inhibitions culminate as they attempt to have sexContinue reading “On Chesil Beach”