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In 'Lessons,' author Ian McEwan tells story of a poet from 1960s school boy days to COVID

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We revisit Jane Clayson’s September 2022 conversation with novelist Ian McEwan about his novel “Lessons.”

The book follows Roland Baines, a lackluster poet and pianist, from his schoolboy days in the 1960s to when he’s an elderly man living in COVID-era Britain.”Lessons” just came out in paperback in late July.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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