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Oryx and Crake – Margaret Atwood

The real hope is for Jimmy to not slay his fellows, but it's a slim hope. Only by repudiating Crake's plan will Jimmy become a whole, independent human being, the very thing that his society tried so hard to squelch (both in hi...

The Blind Assassin – Margaret Atwood

The Blind Assassin – Margaret Atwood – 2000              Reviewed by: Anna van Gelderen         Date: 8 October 2001 This is an absorbing, but complex novel that reveals the lives of the sisters Iris and Laura Chase...


Alias Grace – Margaret Atwood

Alias Grace – Margaret Atwood – 1996 Reviewed by: Steven Katona         Date: 12 February 2005 At my community college, my master’s degree instructor picked this one for our 1st half of the Canadian Literature...

The Robber Bride – Margaret Atwood

The Robber Bride – Margaret Atwood – 1993 Reviewed by: D.W. Cymbalisty        Date: 10 July 2001 I recently finished this book… in fact, Zenia’s ashes are probably still hovering over the water… Ro...


The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood – 1985 Reviewed by: Stefan Bruda         Date: 30 June 2003 Doubleplus ungood. I really admire Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. That’s one reason for not liking ...

Bodily Harm – Margaret Atwood

Bodily Harm – Margaret Atwood – 1981 Reviewed by: Dave        Date: 1 March 2003   I enjoyed this novel on many levels. It is a great story, skilfully woven, laced with trademark Atwood satiric wit and all of t...


Surfacing – Margaret Atwood

Surfacing – Margaret Atwood – 1972 Reviewed by: Dave         Date: 25 January 2002 Surfacing? Sinking? Or sunk? On the exterior many lives are impetuously lived, in constant motion, constant flux, demanding change&#...