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Cat's Eye

Cat's Eye

By the author of The Handmaid’s Tale and Alias Grace

Elaine Risley, a painter, returns to Toronto to find herself overwhelmed by her past. Memories of childhood – unbearable betrayals and cruelties – surface relentlessly, forcing her to confront the spectre of Cordelia, once her best friend and tormentor, who has haunted her for forty years.

‘Not since Graham Greene has a novelist captured so forcefully the relationship between school bully and victim…Atwood’s games are played, exquisitely, by little girls’ LISTENER
An exceptional novel from the winner of the 2000 Booker Prize
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 3rd September 2009

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9780748113293

Reviews

I read this when I was about sixteen and remember its menace. It is about the potential toxicity in female friendships, which is a contentious issue. Atwood is never pigeonholed, she's wry and has a poet's eye
Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist