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Oryx and Crake

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Margaret Atwood's classic novel, THE HANDMAID'S TALE, is about the future. Now, in ORYX AND CRAKE, the future has changed. It's much worse. And we're ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.112
laurie n

awesome

by laurie n on Feb 27, 2014

shipped quickly and was in fantastic shape!!! Love this seller! More

ninthchord
by ninthchord on Oct 8, 2010

Thoroughly inundated with intertextuality: the Bible, Huxley, Orwell, etc. Similar to Huxley with the theme of a dystopian future and genetic engineering gone awry, or at least taken to its most extreme. I was surprised with many of Atwood's ideas and found them quite creative. I appreciate that she ... More

lovelywilde

beautiful

by lovelywilde on Aug 5, 2009

Oryx and Crake is at once beautiful and unsettling, thoughtful and terrifying, imaginative and down-to-earth. More

wordnerd
by wordnerd on Nov 6, 2008

It is excellent IF you enjoy reading about possible future scenarios here on eart. A future that does not have aliens, but just of science gone out-of-control. One that makes you think about the way we are headed. More

conso

A book worth reading!

by conso on Sep 28, 2008

This is the first book I read from Margaret Atwood. I found it very interesting and scarily realistic. We are living days of profound changes all around the world, both socially and environmentally oriented, and the author gives us a glimpse of a situation that could possibly become true in the future ... More

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