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Lady Oracle - Margaret Atwood
Lady Oracle
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Joan Foster is the bored wife of a myopic ban-the-bomber.  She takes off overnight as Canada's new superpoet, pens lurid gothics on the sly, attracts a blackmailing reporter, skids cheerfully in and out of menacing plots, hair-raising traps, and passionate trysts, and lands dead and well in... show more
Joan Foster is the bored wife of a myopic ban-the-bomber.  She takes off overnight as Canada's new superpoet, pens lurid gothics on the sly, attracts a blackmailing reporter, skids cheerfully in and out of menacing plots, hair-raising traps, and passionate trysts, and lands dead and well in Terremoto, Italy.  In this remarkable, poetic, and magical novel, Margaret Atwood proves yet again why she is considered to be one of the most important and accomplished writers of our time.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780385491082 (0385491085)
Publisher: Anchor
Pages no: 359
Edition language: English
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To Shoot or Not to Shoot
To Shoot or Not to Shoot rated it
3.0 Lady Oracle
Not my favourite and so many years since I read it there were only a very few pages I had any memory of. Still a really interesting read and mixes so many different genre styles and themes, covert as well as overt! I read this really quickly so I obviously found it hard to put down. However at botto...
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it
I love this book as much as Cat's Eye even though I can only give it 4stars. I believe this one is even better because it has humorous sides whereas cat's eye is mainly grey and gloomy.
melissawritergrrlreads
melissawritergrrlreads rated it
5.0 Lady Oracle
I remember liking this book when I first read it, but honestly couldn't tell you what it was about, which just goes to show how much it stuck with me.
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
4.0 Lady Oracle
[These notes were made in 1982:]. Although still contemptuous of Canadian literature in general (old habits die hard), I find I begin to appreciate certain particular authors, and Margaret Atwood is definitely one of them. She has the uncanny knack of making each of her novels seem autobiographical...
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