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ISBN: 0864924011 / ISBN-13: 9780864924018

The Blind Assassin

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Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge. Thus begins The Blind Assassin, Margaret Atwood's Booker Prize-winning novel. ... Show synopsis

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  • The Blind Assassin (Goose Lane Editions) – Audiobook CD (2005)
    by Margaret Atwood, Michael O'Brien (Read by)

    The Blind Assassin

    Audiobook CD, Goose Lane Editions
    2005
    English

    ISBN: 0864924011
    ISBN-13: 9780864924018

    In this mesmerizing dramatization of Atwood’s Booker Prize-winning novel, Iris Chase reflects on her privileged yet troubled youth in 1930s Toronto and the events leading up to the car crash that killed her younger sister. A spine-tingling mystery nested within a tragic love story, The Blind Assassin interweaves Iris’s confessional memoir with excerpts from a posthumously published erotic novel that earned dead Laura a cult following. The tension between these alternating storylines coils ever tighter until the last ... Show more

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Reviews of The Blind Assassin

Overall customer rating: 4.667
zerah60
by zerah60 on May 31, 2007

A little slow for Atwood but her writing is impeccdable

voyager

Top gun of the literary world

by voyager on Apr 3, 2007

This book is for people who like a book to be brilliantly written. It's description and characters are second to non. The story itself is set out like a cryptic jigsaw that all becomes apparent once it is pieced together. You don't get much better than this.

greenenvelope

Great

by greenenvelope on Feb 15, 2007

I was mesmerized by this book. I generally don't like Margaret Atwood, mostly because I find the whole "oppressed woman" genre tiresome. I think this book was also an "Oprah's book pick," which is usually another bad sign. So the book had two strikes against it before I even cracked it open, but I enjoyed it immensely.

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