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No doubt it’s callow to hold a writer to his word, or his implied word, but after that scene on the fifth floor I couldn’t help feeling like Echo in the myth when Narcissus catches sight of himself in the pool.

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November 12, 5: Initially as interested in Tony Canning as Serena, Max tempers any office romance by announcing that he’s engaged. View all 27 comments. Other reviewers were less enthusiastic.

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Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan: review

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Canning takes charge of her education, emphasizing history and current events.