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2017-07-02 05:06 pm (UTC)
It's a pity the original story and the movie adaptation couldn't be put together in a blender, because it sounds that the best parts of the two of them would make a pretty good story free from either cringeworthy racism or the hero brung low by a woman. It's baffling in particular that they changed McEwan - he makes so much more sense as a Simon Legree-type white guy!
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