Secondary Character Saturday — Robbie Turner (Atonement)


WHO: Robbie Turner

FROM: Atonement

Book Cover

BY: Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan au salon du livre de Paris 2011.

Ian McEwan au salon du livre de Paris 2011. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

PUBLISHED: 2002

PROS: Smart, passionate, romantic, kind, strong, loyal,

CONS: Bitter, hot-headed

BEST SHINING MOMENT: Doggedly making his way through the fields of France to Dunkirk, holding on to the hope that he will be reunited with his true love.

MOST INTENSE MOMENT: Confronting Briony when she comes to Robbie and Cecilia’s flat to atone for lying about him to the police.

Movie Poster

In the Joe Wright 2007 movie of the novel Robbie is played by very nicely James McAvoy. Here are some highlights from the film….

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About ritalovestowrite

Freelance writer, graphic designer, musician, foodie and Jane Austen enthusiast in Northern Baltimore County, Maryland. As a writer I enjoy both fiction and non fiction (food, travel and local interest stories.) As an advocate for the ARTS, one of my biggest passions is helping young people find a voice in all the performing arts. To that end it has been my honor to give one-on-one lessons to elementary, middle and high school students in graphic design and music. And as JANE-O I currently serve as the regional coordinator for JASNA Maryland and am working on a Regency/Federal cooking project. View all posts by ritalovestowrite

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