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By the author of THE HANDMAID'S TALE

Now a major NETFLIX series

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 mystery.

'Brilliant... Atwood's prose is searching. So intimate it seems to be written on the skin' Hilary Mantel

'The outstanding novelist of our age' Sunday Times

'A sensuous, perplexing book, at once sinister and dignified, grubby and gorgeous, panoramic yet specific...I don't think I have ever been so thrilled' Julie Myerson, Independent on Sunday

 

Details

ISBN: 9780349013077
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 560
Publication Date: 22 Aug 2019
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 19.6(H) x 12.2(L) x 4.2(W)
Weight (gm): 440

 

Reviews

A sensuous, perplexing book, at once sinister and dignified, grubby and gorgeous, panoramic yet specific...I don't think I have ever been so thrilled...This, surely is as far as a novel can go - Julie Myerson, INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

Brilliant...Atwood's prose is searching. So intimate it seems to be written on the skin - Hilary Mantel

Margaret Atwood is to be congratulated - Anita Brookner, SPECTATOR

The outstanding novelist of our age - Peter Kemp, SUNDAY TIMES

 

Author Biography

Margaret Atwood is the author of more than forty works, including fiction, poetry and critical essays, and her books have been published in over thirty-five countries. She has won many literary awards and prizes.
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