[Reading] ➳ The Blind Assassin ➻ Margaret Atwood – Marjoriejane.co.uk

The Blind Assassin txt The Blind Assassin , text ebook The Blind Assassin , adobe reader The Blind Assassin , chapter 2 The Blind Assassin , The Blind Assassin fc6f29 Margaret Atwood Takes The Art Of Storytelling To New Heights In A Dazzling Novel That Unfolds Layer By Astonishing Layer And Concludes In A Brilliant And Wonderfully Satisfying Twist Told In A Style That Magnificently Captures The Colloquialisms And Clich S Of The 1930s And 1940s, The Blind Assassin Is A Richly Layered And Uniquely Rewarding Experience.It Opens With These Simple, Resonant Words Ten Days After The War Ended, My Sister Drove A Car Off The Bridge They Are Spoken By Iris, Whose Terse Account Of Her Sister Laura S Death In 1945 Is Followed By An Inquest Report Proclaiming The Death Accidental But Just As The Reader Expects To Settle Into Laura S Story, Atwood Introduces A Novel Within A Novel Entitled The Blind Assassin, It Is A Science Fiction Story Told By Two Unnamed Lovers Who Meet In Dingy Backstreet Rooms When We Return To Iris, It Is Through A 1947 Newspaper Article Announcing The Discovery Of A Sailboat Carrying The Dead Body Of Her Husband, A Distinguished Industrialist.For The Past Twenty Five Years, Margaret Atwood Has Written Works Of Striking Originality And Imagination In The Blind Assassin, She Stretches The Limits Of Her Accomplishments As Never Before, Creating A Novel That Is Entertaining And Profoundly Serious The Blind Assassin Proves Once Again That Atwood Is One Of The Most Talented, Daring, And Exciting Writers Of Our Time Like The Handmaid S Tale, It Is Destined To Become A Classic.


About the Author: Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa and grew up in northern Ontario, Quebec, and Toronto She received her undergraduate degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master s degree from Radcliffe College.Throughout her writing career, Margaret Atwood has received numerous awards and honourary degrees She is the author ofthan thirty five volumes of poetry, childr Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa and grew up in northern Ontario, Quebec, and Toronto She received her undergraduate degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master s degree from Radcliffe College.Throughout her writing career, Margaret Atwood has received numerous awards and honourary degrees She is the author ofthan thirty five volumes of poetry, children s literature, fiction, and non fiction and is perhaps best known for her novels, which include The Edible Woman 1970 , The Handmaid s Tale 1983 , The Robber Bride 1994 , Alias Grace 1996 , and The Blind Assassin, which won the prestigious Booker Prize in 2000 Atwood s dystopic novel, Oryx and Crake, was published in 2003 The Tent mini fictions and Moral Disorder short stories both appeared in 2006 Her most recent volume of poetry, The Door, was published in 2007 Her non fiction book, Payback Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth in the Massey series, appeared in 2008, and her most recent novel, The Year of the Flood, in the autumn of 2009 Ms Atwood s work has been published inthan forty languages, including Farsi, Japanese, Turkish, Finnish, Korean, Icelandic and Estonian In 2004 she co invented the Long Pen TM.Margaret Atwood currently lives in Toronto with writer Graeme Gibson Associations Margaret Atwood was President of the Writers Union of Canada from May 1981 to May 1982, and was President of International P.E.N., Canadian Centre English Speaking from 1984 1986 She and Graeme Gibson are the Joint Honourary Presidents of the Rare Bird Society within BirdLife International Ms Atwood is also a current Vice President of PEN International


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