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Oryx and Crake

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: London : Virago, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats

A man, once named Jimmy, lives in a tree, wrapped in old bedsheets, now calls himself Snowman. The voice of Oryx, the woman he loved, teasingly haunts him. And the green-eyed Children of Crake are,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 9780349004068 0349004064
OCLC Number: 856579733
Notes: Originally published: London: Bloomsbury, 2003.
Awards: Short-listed for Orange Prize 2004 (UK)
Long-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2005 (UK)
Description: 1 volume ; 20 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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