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Ian McEwan's Best Fan Letter

Posted at 1:00PM Monday 10 Dec 2012

"An Italian reader wrote to describe how he met his wife. She was on a bus, reading one of my books, one that he himself had just finished. They started talking, they started meeting. They now have three children. I wonder how many people owe their existence to their parents' love of books."

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