I found the following examples which don't sound right to my non-native ear: The plant's roots The library's entire store The aeroplane's fuel tank The safes' contents The book's cover The atlas's index The double bass's case The robin's nest Last season's fashion I'd also like to know what usage is more common with people's names ending in 's'. Do you pronounce both of them in the same way? What concerns me most, however, is whether there is a rule which will allow me to generate my own grammatical utterances. This is a very difficult area to advise on, Arrosane, as it usually boils down to what sounds right is right. All the examples of possessives that you quote are quite plausible and sound quite natural. But I would also agree with the advice 'when in doubt, use the of the construction.
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