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Ian McEwan: Na pláži

Cestujúc vlakom do Viedne som našiel na sedadle túto knihu. Nikto sa k nej počas celej cesty nehlásil a tak keď som vystupoval, vzal som si ju so sebou. O tejto knihe ani autorovi som nič nepočul, ale mala zaujímavý popis na zadnej strane.

Na poličke ležala dlho. Je veľmi útla a tlačená veľkým písmom a tak som si ju jedno popoludnie vzal a prečítal.

Je o novomanželoch, ktorí sa nachádzajú na svojej svadobnej ceste v hoteli. Kniha rozpráva o ich láske, rodine a o nich samých. Ťažisko sa postupne prenáša k otázke ich sexuality a tam vzniká aj "zápletka". Niekoľko okamihov, ktoré zmenia ich životy.

Pre mňa bola kniha smutná. Pocit skľúčenosti, odluky, chyby v komunikácii, rýchle závery - to mi veľmi nesadlo. Autor intenzívne až s vášňou vykresľuje sexuálne napätie a strach. Navodilo mi to dosť schizoidný pocit. Každá strana s odlišnými pocitmi a prístupom a k tomu žiadne premostenie.

Viac ako takmer celá kniha ma nadchol záver. Tých pár strán. Azda kvôli nim sa ju oplatí prečítať.


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