Praise for "Sweet Tooth"
"McEwan's most stylish and personal book to date ... The year's most intensely enjoyable novel."
--"The Daily Beast
"A tightly crafted, exquisitely executed page-turner -- a post-modern hall of mirrors asking savvy questions about identity, all concealed in the immersive trappings of a Victorian novel complete with a marriage plot. There's such rich pleasure and vulnerability in McEwan's storytelling, such style and heart in his well-honed sentences."
"Ian McEwan's delicious new novel provides all the pleasures one has come to expect of him: pervasive intelligence, broad and deep knowledge, elegant prose, subtle wit and, by no means least, a singularly agreeable element of surprise."
"As usual McEwan's prose is effortlessly seductive."
--"The New York Times
""As entertaining as a very intelligent novel can be and vice versa ... "Sweet Tooth" is extremely clever in both the British and American senses (smart as well as amusingly tricky) and his most cheerful book by far."
--Kurt Andersen, "The New York Times Book Review
"McEwan has pulled off something remarkable here: "Sweet Tooth" is a suspenseful plot-and-character-driven novel with an unexpected postmodern twist. It's Jane Austen meets John Le Carre meets John Barth -- not a combination that I imagine anyone has ever walked into a bookstore seeking. But it's one whose delights turn out to be considerable."
--"The Boston Globe
"An engaging book that's as much suspenseful drama as it is romantic love story."
"Tricky and captivating ... This is a book you can think about for a long time, a book that lingers and disturbs, in a good way."
--Katie Roiphe, "Slate
""With his new novel, Ian McEwan looks set to have his biggest success since 2001's "Atonement," and deservedly so. Both books feature eloquent and convincing female narrator/protagonists and have the same sshow more