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Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam #1)

Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam #1)

Author: Margaret Atwood
Series: MaddAddam Trilogy
$19.99 (AUD)  inc GST
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Description

Pigs might not fly but they are strangely altered. So, for that matter, are wolves and racoons. A man, once named Jimmy, lives in a tree, wrapped in old bedsheets, now calls himself Snowman. The voice of Oryx, the woman he loved, teasingly haunts him. And the green-eyed Children of Crake are, for some reason, his responsibility. 'In Jimmy, Atwood has created a great character: a tragic-comic artist of the future, part buffoon, part Orpheus. An adman who's a sad man; a jealous lover who's in perpetual mourning; a fantasist who can only remember the past' - Independent 'Gripping and remarkably imagined' - London Review of Books

Promotion info

The outrageous imagination of Margaret Atwood has never been better. Dark, witty, scary and very credible, this is a mystery, an adventure story, a page-turner and a brilliant novel. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Prize.

Awards

Shortlisted for Orange Prize 2004. IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2005.

Author description

Margaret Atwood is the author of more than thirty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. The Handmaid's Tale, Cat's Eye and Alias Grace have all been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and now Oryx and Crake for the 2003 Booker prize. She has won many literary prizes in other countries.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780349004068
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : Virago Press Ltd
  • : May 2013
  • : 203mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1
  • : 448
  • : en
  • : Margaret Atwood
  • : Paperback