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The Blind Assassin - Margaret Atwood
The Blind Assassin
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780771008634 (0771008635)
ASIN: 771008635
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd
Pages no: 536
Edition language: English
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Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
2.5 [Book Review] The Blind Assassin
I really wanted to do some Atwood, and while much of what she writes is regular literary fiction, some of it does fit within SF/F, or general Speculative Fiction. I made a deliberate choice not to do The Handmaid's Tale (instead choosing The Core of the Sun), and I didn't really feel like re-readin...
rameau's ramblings
rameau's ramblings rated it
2.0 Inception for bad books
...maybe you'll climb out of it at some point but the smart ones drive off the bridge right at the beginning. Oh, wow. That turned out more meta than I intended. Anyhoo. The first chapter is called The Bridge, it's only two pages long and it's the only good chapter in this book of 521 pages. The...
BrokenTune rated it
5.0 The Blind Assassin
"They ache like history: things long done with, that still reverberate as pain. When the ache is bad enough it keeps me from sleeping. Every night I yearn for sleep, I strive for it; yet it flutters on ahead of me like a sooty curtain." The Blind Assassin won the Booker Prize in 2000, but please d...
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4.0 The Blind Assassin
I don't read a lot of lit fic, I'm just not wired for it I suppose. Margaret Atwood is a rare exception though, because she often wanders into my sci-fi neighborhood and generally does a splendid job of it so I wanted to check out her lit fic which I imagine is like a day job for her. I chose The Bl...
TheBrainintheJar rated it
3.0 Margaret Atwood - The Blind Asassin
Of all the Margaret Atwood novels, The Blind Assassin is the one that wants the hardest to be the best. It won’t be content with being better than its brothers. It aims for the Classic List. It wants to sit alongside Catcher in the Rye, Catch-22, The Grapes of Wrath and various others you think are ...
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