The Edible Woman
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The Edible Woman

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By the author of The Handmaid's Tale and Alias Grace Marian is determined to be ordinary. She lays her head gently on the shoulder of her serious fiancee and quietly awaits marriage. But she didn't count on an inner rebellion that would rock her stable routine, and her digestion. Marriage a la mode, Marian discovers, is something she literally can't stomach ... The Edible Woman is a funny, engaging novel about emotional cannibalism, men and women, and desire to be consumed.'Margaret Atwood not only has a sense of humour, she has wit and style in abundance ... a joy to read' Good Housekeeping'Written with a brilliant angry energy' Observer 'A witty, elegant, generous and patient writer' Punchshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 28mm | 260g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0860681297
  • 9780860681298
  • 12,272

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Margaret Atwood not only has a sense of humour, she has wit and style in abundance...a real joy to read * GOOD HOUSEKEEPING * A subtle and penetrating observer of relationships between men and women * SUNDAY TIMES * The novel offers some ironic reflections on marriage, guilt and the relationship between the sexes - classic Atwood territory * GUARDIAN * Margaret Atwood is genuinely funny and makes her point engagingly * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH MAGAZINE *show more

About Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood's books have been published in over thirty five countries. She has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize four times and with Blind Assassin, won it in 2000. She lives in Toronto with writer Graeme Gibson.show more

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Margaret Atwood is genuinely funny and makes her point engagingly SUNDAY TELEGRAPH MAGAZINEshow more

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22,344 ratings
3.66 out of 5 stars
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4 37% (8,175)
3 31% (7,008)
2 9% (1,922)
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