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Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Sweet Tooth‘Sweet Tooth’ by Ian McEwan tells the story of a young woman called Serena Frome (rhymes with plume) who is recruited by MI5 after she finishes studying at Cambridge University in the early 1970s.  She is assigned to an operation named Sweet Tooth in which a cultural foundation is set up to offer financial assistance to writers who speak out against communism.  However, her romantic relationship with one of the young writers involved in the project, Tom Haley, starts to complicate things.  Continue reading


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