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I actually find novels that are determined to be funny at every turn quite oppressive.
A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need the advice.- Bill Cosby
The Iban, when they decide that something is really funny, and know that they are going to...- Redmond O'Hanlon
Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.- Wendell Johnson
Jazz is the folk music of the machine age.- Paul Whiteman
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.- Peter Ustinov
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|Birth:||21st June, 1948|
Ian Russell McEwan was born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England. He is an English novelist and screenwriter. He earned his degree in English literature from the University of Sussex in 1970. He earned his master's degree in literature from the University of East Anglia in 1971. He has written several novels include: The Cement Garden, The Comfort of Strangers, The Child in Time, The Innocent, Black Dogs, Enduring Love, Amsterdam(Won- Man Booker Prize for Fiction), Atonement, Saturday, On Chesil Beach, Solar, Sweet Tooth, The Children Act, and Nutshell. His Short story collections including First Love, Last Rites and In Between the Sheets. He has written two TV plays include: Jack Flea's Birthday Celebration and The Imitation Game. He has written several films include: The Ploughman's Lunch, Soursweet, The Good Son, On Chesil Beach, and The Children Act. In 2011, he was awarded the Jerusalem Prize for the Freedom of the Individual in Society.
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