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Oryx and Crake

Author: Margaret Eleanor Atwood
Publisher: London : Virago, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats

ORYX AND CRAKE is about the future. Not unlike Margaret Atwood's deeply dystopian classic of 1985, THE HANDMAID'S TALE, but in ORYX AND CRAKE the future differs in two important ways:It's much worse.  Read more...


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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Eleanor Atwood
ISBN: 1844080560 9781844080564
OCLC Number: 440841287
Awards: Long-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2005.
Long-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction 2004.
Description: 436 str. ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.


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The writing is spare. The structure is tight. The observation of the human condition is both profound and impish. Character is crucial. The issues are huge and we feel the weight of them. Finally, it Read more...

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