Book Review The Comfort of Strangers,by Ian McEwanBook Review: The Comfort of Strangers, by Ian McEwanBook Review The Comfort of Strangers,by Ian McEwan by vampirekiki
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Premise from Goodreads.com:As their holiday unfolds, Colin and Maria are locked into their own intimacy. They groom themselves meticulously, as though someone is waiting for them who cares deeply about how they appear. When they meet a man with a disturbing story to tell, they become drawn into a fantasy of violence and obsession.
It's a haunting but intriguingly written book.
The Comfort of Strangers is probably the first book by Ian McEwan, aka 'Ian Macabre', which I have actually finished reading and enjoyed. I never finish The Cement Garden, by the same author,therefore I'm pleasantly surprised to find The Comfort of Strangers so appealing.
The story is very simple: a pair of well-to-do, fine looking, highly educated couple went to an unnamed, tourist-crowded city (strongly hinted at as Venice), they hanged out in their hotel, had many comfortable but not passionate sex, visited a few tou
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First they opened the windows in the living room, kitchen and a few other rooms on the ground floor in order to let fresh air into the house, and then they had to take time reconnecting the electricity and water supply, making sure those were in working order before sundown. They would try to reconnect the phone tomorrow—if they had the time to get around to it.
Once the two young men get the power up and water running, the rest of the day was mostly taken up by dragging the dusters off the furniture. They also did their best to sweep the floor of the living room, kitchen, bathroom and parts of the hallway, to make sure they would have a more tolerable living condition in the next one or so week.
By the time they got the ground floor done, the sun was already setting, but they still had yet to work their way to the second floor.
“I feels like I have already done a whole year wort