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    • ISBN:9780748113347
    • Publication date:03 Sep 2009

The Blind Assassin

By Margaret Atwood

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* Atwood's Booker prize-winning novel reissued with a striking new jacket along with other titles from Margaret Atwood's backlist
Biographical Notes

Margaret Atwood is the author of more than thirty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. The Handmaid's Tale, Cat's Eye and Alias Grace have all been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and now Oryx and Crake for the 2003 Booker prize. She has won many literary prizes in other countries.

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  • ISBN: 9781860498800
  • Publication date: 03 Sep 2001
  • Page count: 656
  • Imprint: Virago
Atwood has never written with more flair and versatility than in this multidimensional novel. Adding sardonic wit and characterisation that takes you into the ambivalent intricacies of a personality, this is a novel of extraordinary variety and reach. A brilliant accomplishment — Peter Kemp, SUNDAY TIMES
The fertility of Atwood's imagination is something extraordinary...The only thing familiar about The Blind Assassin is its technical accomplishment and exhilarating emotional power. Everything else is sparkling new. This is Margaret Atwood at her remarkabl — Kathryn Hughes, SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Margaret Atwood is one of the most brilliant and unpredictable novelists alive. — Kate Kellaway, LITERARY REVIEW
With every year and every novel, Atwood's subjects get bigger...her new novel is so rich thematically and so convincing psychologically... THE BLIND ASSASSIN may indeed prove to be that most elusive of literary unicorns: the woman's novel. — Elaine Showalter, NEW STATESMAN
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