Black Dogs

Black Dogs

eBook - 2010
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Set in late 1980s Europe at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Black Dogs is the intimate story of the crumbling of Bernard and June Tremaine's marriage, as witnessed by their son-in-law, Jeremy, who seeks to comprehend how their deep love could be defeated by ideological differences that seem irreconcilable. In writing June's memoirs, Jeremy is led back to a moment, that was, for June, as devastating and irreversible in its consequences as the changes sweeping Europe in Jeremy's own time. Ian McEwan weaves the sinister reality of civilization's darkest moods -- its black dogs -- with the tensions that both create love and destroy it.

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Publisher: [Toronto] :, Vintage Canada,, 2010
ISBN: 9780307367006
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Nov 25, 2013

A short, political pre-Atonement novel from McEwan. So I think the black dogs are some kind of symbol, but there are real dogs too.


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Oct 29, 2012

I hated the nonsense she filled her head with, but I loved her seriousness.

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