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Oryx and Crake

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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GENERAL & LITERARY FICTION. The narrator is Snowman (a man once known as Jimmy), self-named though not self-created. As the story begins, he's sleeping in a tree, wearing a dirty old bedsheet, mourning the loss of his beautiful and beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death. Earlier, Snowman's life was one of comparative privilege. Crake and Jimmy live with all the other smart, rich people  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 9781408802779 1408802775
OCLC Number: 429601497
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.
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'Oryx and Crake is Atwood at her best - dark, dry, scabrously witty, yet moving and studded with flashes of pure poetry. Her gloriously inventive brave new world is all the more chilling because of Read more...

 
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