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Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood

By the author of The Handmaid's Tale and Alias GraceFrom fat girl to thin, from red hair to mud brown, from London to Toronto, from Polish count to radical husband, from writer of romances to distinguished poet - Joan Foster is utterly confused by her life of multiple identiities. She decides to escape to an Italain hill town to take stock of her life. But first, she must organise her own death...

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Shrewd, funny, intelligent, honest, ironic * SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY * If you feel safe only with nine to five reality, you'll probably not enjoy her books. But if you'd like to lift off, try her * COSMOPOLITAN *


About the Author

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa and grew up in northern Ontario and Quebec, and Toronto. She received her undergraduate degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master's degree from Radcliffe College.

She is the author of more than twenty-five volumes of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction and is perhaps best known for her novels, which include The Edible Woman, The Handmaid's Tale, The Robber Bride and Alias Grace. Her novel, The Blind Assassin, won the prestigious Booker Prize in 2000.

Margaret Atwood currently lives in Toronto with novelist Graeme Gibson.

Author photo © George Whiteside

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Publication date

6th May 1982

Author

Margaret Atwood

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Author's Website

www.margaretatwood.ca/

Publisher

Virago Press Ltd an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780860683032

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