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The Daydreamer
The Daydreamer | Ian McEwan
From the inexhaustible imagination of Ian McEwan--a master of contemporary fiction and author of the Booker Prize-winning national bestseller Amsterdam--an enchanting work of fiction that appeals equally to children and adults. First published in England as a children's book, The Daydreamer marks a delightful foray by one of our greatest novelists into a new fictional domain. In these seven exquisitely interlinked episodes, the grown-up protagonist Peter Fortune reveals the secret journeys, metamorphoses, and adventures of his childhood. Living somewhere between dream and reality, Peter experiences fantastical transformations: he swaps bodies with the wise old family cat; exchanges existences with a cranky infant; encounters a very bad doll who has come to life and is out for revenge; and rummages through a kitchen drawer filled with useless objects to discover some not-so-useless cream that actually makes people vanish. Finally, he wakes up as an eleven-year-old inside a grown-up body and embarks on the truly fantastic adventure of falling in love. Moving, dreamlike, and extraordinary, The Daydreamer marks yet another imaginative departure for Ian McEwan, and one that adds new breadth to his body of work. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Eggs
The Daydreamer | Ian McEwan
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Woke up, fell out of bed
Dragged a comb across my head
Found my way downstairs and drank a cup
And looking up I noticed I was late
Found my coat and grabbed my hat
Made the bus in seconds flat
Made my way upstairs and had a smoke
And everybody spoke and I went into a dream🎶

#adayinthelife #beatlemaynia

kspenmoll ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 5mo
Palimpsest I immediately started singing this in my head, not reading it. 😊 5mo
Eggs @kspenmoll @Palimpsest 💗🎶🤗🌺💗 5mo
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JazzFeathers
The Daydreamer | Ian McEwan
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Never read McEwan, but when l saw this book on the return pile, l couldn't resist this gorgeous cover.

The Almanack is my read for the train ride, a carry-over from the #24B4Monday and #25inFive readathons.

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ChrisSeddon
The Daydreamer | Ian McEwan
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Whilst browsing houses for sale near us, that are WAY out of our budget, we found a place that has this pretty amazing library/reading room.

Dear universe....

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naininain
The Daydreamer | Ian McEwan
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Hay magia en empezar un libro a las tres de la mañana.

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