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Cat's Eye

Margaret Atwood

4 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

* An exceptional novel from the winner of the 2000 Booker Prize

By the author of THE HANDMAID'S TALE and ALIAS GRACE

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.

'Not since Graham Greene has a novelist captured so forcefully the relationship between school bully and victim...Atwood's games are played, exquisitely, by little girls' LISTENER

An exceptional novel from the winner of the 2000 Booker Prize

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Praise for Cat's Eye

  • Not since Graham Greene or William Golding has a novelist captured so forcefully the relationship between school bully and victim...Atwood's power games are played, exquisitely, by little girls - LISTENER

  • Irrestistible...This book is about life for all of us. She is one of our finest novelists. Read it - THE TIMES

  • Atwood's taut and exquisite use of language makes all her books irresistable... - THE WEEK

  • Margaret Atwood charts the psychological process of memory as compulsion and memory as a healing act through the character of Elaine Risley, an artist who returns to her home town of Toronto for a retrospective of her work. Elaine's visit triggers though - - Chris Kellett, From 500 Great Books by Women, AMAZON.CO.UK REVIEW

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Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is the author of more than forty works, including fiction, poetry and critical essays, and her books have been published in over thirty-five countries. She has won many literary awards and prizes.

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