Cat's Eye

Cat's Eye : 21 Great Bloomsbury Reads for the 21st Century

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Elaine Risley, a painter, returns to Toronto to find herself overwhelmed by her past. Memories of childhood - unbearable betrayals and cruelties - surface relentlessly, forcing her to confront the spectre of Cordelia, once her best friend and tormentor, who has haunted her for forty years.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 129.5 x 193 x 38.1mm | 385.56g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 21st Birthday Celebratory ed
  • 0747590125
  • 9780747590125

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'Gripping irresistible Read it' The Times 'A triumph. An emphatically taut and tender book' Marie Claire 'The best book in a long time on female friendships Cat's Eye is remarkable, funny and serious, brimming with uncanny wisdom' Cosmopolitan 'Nightmarish, evocative, heartbreaking' New York Timesshow more

About Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood's books have been published in over thirty-five countries. She is the author of more than thirty works, which include fiction, poetry and critical essays. Of her novels, The Blind Assassin won the 2000 Booker Prize and Alias Grace won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy. Her eleventh novel, Oryx and Crake, was published in 2003. She lives in Toronto, with writer Graeme Gibson.show more

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4 40% (18,363)
3 24% (10,829)
2 5% (2,227)
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