Publish date: September 15th 1994
Publisher: New Canadian Library
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
I loved this book, but I can see how not everyone will enjoy it. Describing it as "part detective novel, part psychological thriller" feels like a stretch and doesn't capture the essence of the story. This book is a journey. It's the main character figuring out life. It isn't necessarily the events ...
We all know who Margaret Atwood (born Nov.18, 1939, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is. And all she does, and all she achieved up to know is a little bit intimidating: a poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist and environmental and human rights activist. She is seen as one of the world's leading women no...
I really wanted to give this one 4 stars, but the ending just left me flat.
While I wouldn't exactly call this the most important novel of the 20th century, there is still a lot to be had from it.
I went into this thinking due to its size and that it was from so early in her work that it would likely be a very good but likely a slight read. Man was I ever wrong.This is a masterpiece of epic proportions. And while it is a slim volume, it is no single way slight. I still feel as if I am breathi...