The Edible Woman
By Margaret Atwood
Funny, sharp, witty, clever' - The Times
Marian is determined to be ordinary. She lays her head gently on the shoulder of her serious fiancee and quietly awaits marriage. But she didn't count on an inner rebellion that would rock her stable routine, and her digestion. Marriage a la mode, Marian discovers, is something she literally can't stomach ... The Edible Woman is a funny, engaging novel about emotional cannibalism, men and women, and desire to be consumed.
'Margaret Atwood not only has a sense of humour, she has wit and style in abundance ... a joy to read' Good Housekeeping
'Written with a brilliant angry energy' Observer
'A witty, elegant, generous and patient writer' Punch
Margaret Atwood's books have been published in over thirty five countries. She has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize four times and with Blind Assassin, won it in 2000. She lives in Toronto with writer Graeme Gibson.
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01 Oct 2009
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Margaret Atwood is genuinely funny and makes her point engagingly — SUNDAY TELEGRAPH MAGAZINE
The novel offers some ironic reflections on marriage, guilt and the relationship between the sexes - classic Atwood territory — GUARDIAN
A subtle and penetrating observer of relationships between men and women — SUNDAY TIMES
Margaret Atwood not only has a sense of humour, she has wit and style in abundance...a real joy to read — GOOD HOUSEKEEPING