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- Random House 2008; US$ 14.38
WITH INTRODUCTIONS BY MARGARET ATWOOD AND DAVID BRADSHAW Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2009; US$ 12.98
Zenia is beautiful, smart and greedy, by turns manipulative and vulnerable, needy and ruthless; a man's dream and a woman's nightmare. She is also dead. Just to make sure Tony, Roz andd Charis are there for the funeral. But five years on, as the three women share an indulgent, sisterly lunch, the unthinkable happens; 'with waves of ill will flowing... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2009; US$ 12.98
Sometimes I whisper it over to myself: Murderess. Murderess. It rustles, like a taffeta skirt along the floor.' Grace Marks. Female fiend? Femme fatale? Or weak and unwilling victim? Around the true story of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of the 1840s, Margaret Atwood has created an extraordinarily potent tale of sexuality, cruelty and... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1986; US$ 14.99
A novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast. Set in the near future, it describes life in what was once the United States, now called the Republic of Gilead, a monotheocracy that has reacted to social unrest and a sharply declining birthrate by reverting to, and going beyond, the repressive intolerance... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 16.95
These beautifully crafted poems - by turns dark, playful, intensely moving, tender, and intimate - make up Margaret Atwood's most accomplished and versatile gathering to date, ?setting foot on the middle ground / between body and word.? Generous, searing, compassionate, and disturbing, this poetry rises out of human experience to seek a level between... more...
- New York Review Books 2015; US$ 14.95
In Chocky , pioneering science-fiction master John Wyndham confronts an enigma as strange as anything found in his classic works The Day of the Triffids or The Chrysalids ?the mind of a child. It?s not terribly unusual for a boy to have an imaginary friend, but Matthew?s parents have to agree that his?nicknamed Chocky?is anything but ordinary.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.00
1. Oryx and Crake includes many details that seem futuristic, but are in fact already apparent in our world. What parallels were you able to draw between the events and surroundings in the world of the novel and those in your own? 2. Margaret Atwood coined many words and brand names while writing the novel. In what way has technology changed your... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
A delightfully pointed m?lange of fictional pieces from one of the world?s most acclaimed and incisive authors, The Tent is a sparkling addition to Margaret Atwood?s always masterful work.Here Atwood pushes form once again, with meditations on warlords, pet heaven, and aging homemakers. She gives a sly pep talk to the ambitious young; writes about... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
Margaret Atwood?s latest brilliant collection of short stories follows the life of a single character, seen as a girl growing up the 1930s, a young woman in the 50s and 60s, and, in the present day, half of a couple, no longer young, reflecting on the new state of the world. Each story focuses on the ways relationships transform a character?s life:... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
The Blind Assassin opens with these simple, resonant words: "Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge." They are spoken by Iris, whose terse account of her sister'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... more...