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The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
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May 08, 2008

it was amazing
Read in February, 2007

This is probably my favorite book of Atwoods. I love how carefully she weaves the two plotlines together. Her diction and syntax in this book are just superb--proving that she can not only come up with an interesting plot, but has the writing chops to tell the story beautifully as well.

She is courageous to take on so many characters, fully develop them, and then weave a sub-plot throughout the original. As I said before, don't pass up the chance to read anything from Margaret Atwood.

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message 1: by Julie (new)

Julie I totally agree with you. When I first read this book, I totally regretted all the times I passed by it in the bookstore. (For some reason, the cover design just didn't grab me....) But I digress: this book rocks.

Erin Have you read Oryx and Crake? It is Atwood in true form. Took me a while to get into it, but its pretty interesting.

message 3: by Julie (new)

Julie Holy crap, I couldn't stand the ending of that book. It was truly haunting. I think it's a great book, but I'm not sure if I could bring myself to read it again.

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