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Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood
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it was amazing
bookshelves: canadian
Read 2 times. Last read December 20, 2011 to December 22, 2011.

An absolutely brilliant novel that I wish I'd read years ago, although perhaps would not have been able to take it all in back then. Atwood's protagonist Elaine expresses so much about what it means to be a woman, and speaks words that resonate deeply with me.

The story follows Elaine from her childhood in Toronto during WW2 through her life as an artist, and her eventual move to in Vancouver. Her return to Toronto for an opening of a retrospective of her work frames the narrative as she reflects on the difficult experiences of being bullied as a pre-teen.

I can't recommend this book highly enough.
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Reading Progress

November 29, 2011 – Shelved
December 20, 2011 – Started Reading
December 20, 2011 – Shelved as: canadian
December 21, 2011 –
page 102
24.23%
December 21, 2011 –
page 311
73.87% "Can't put this book down."
December 22, 2011 –
page 421
100.0%
December 22, 2011 – Finished Reading
November 12, 2016 – Shelved (Paperback Edition)
November 12, 2016 – Shelved as: audiobook (Paperback Edition)
November 12, 2016 – Shelved as: canadian (Paperback Edition)
November 22, 2016 – Started Reading (Paperback Edition)
November 28, 2016 –
35.0% (Paperback Edition)
November 29, 2016 – Finished Reading (Paperback Edition)
November 30, 2016 – Shelved as: 1001-books (Paperback Edition)

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