Apr 18, 2012


The Cement Garden is such a disturbing, skin-crawly kind of story.  I really like Ian McEwan, but I did not know what I was getting into with this one.  Disturbing. Unwashed, uncared for children, dead parents, seriously taboo relationships - all of that. I can appreciate writing even when the story is so messed up.  5/10.  (But I can't imagine ever ever reccomending this book to anyone).


  1. I read this yeeeeeears ago and was quite disturbed, yet I still want to see the movie.

  2. I've never heard of this McEwan! Sounds very disturbing, but I might need to read it anyway.