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Ian McEwan – a Life In Letters

Ian McEwan In Conversation With Matthew Stadlen

78 mins watch time

Posted February 2021

History, Art and Culture

Since his rise to literary acclaim almost forty years ago for the dazzlingly grotesque short stories that earned him the moniker “Ian Macabre”, to his present-day voyages into the uncharted territories of climate change and Artificial Intelligence, one thing has remained consistent across Ian McEwan’s astonishing oeuvre: the exacting precision with which he can simultaneously dissect both the mysteries of the human psyche and the tribulations of our age.