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Margaret Atwood is Canada's most eminent novelist, poet and critic. Her books include The Edible Woman, Surfacing, Lady Oracle, Life Before Man, Bodily Harm, The Handmaid's Tale (winner of both the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction and the Governor-General's Award, shortlisted for the Booker Prize and made in a major film). Cat's Eye (also shortlisted for the Booker Prize) The Robber Bride and Alias Grace. Finally, The Blind Assassin won the Booker Prize in 2000.
"One of Atwood's finest pieces of work serves as a great reminder
of what humanity is capable of." -- Hannah Dunn * Red *
"Margaret Atwood is a wry and perceptive observer of society as well as an original storyteller" -- Cecilia Heyes * Psychologist *
"Brilliantly conceived and executed, this powerful evocation of twenty-first century America gives full rein to Margaret Atwood's devastating irony, wit and astute perception" * Essence *
"This is a novel pervaded by violence, sex, terror, but also by contemplation, analysis and - occasionally - by hope... Atwood shockingly reveals what we could be capable of." -- Elly McCausland * Cherwell Newspaper *
"Compulsively readable" * Daily Telegraph *