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Bodily Harm

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Zusatztext Succeeds in mingling a considerable amount of humor . . . with the malevolent shadows of politics and history. The Bos... Lire la suite
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Zusatztext Succeeds in mingling a considerable amount of humor . . . with the malevolent shadows of politics and history. The Boston Globe Superior writing! terrifying suspense. The Atlantic Monthly It knocked me out. Margaret Atwood seems to be able to do just about everything: people! places! problems! a perfect ear! an exactly right voiceand she tosses off terrific scenes with a casualness that leaves you utterly unprepared for the way these scenes seize you. Anatole Broyard! The New York Times Informationen zum Autor Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition to The Handmaid's Tale, her novels include Cat's Eye, short-listed for the 1989 Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; Oryx and Crake, short-listed for the 2003 Man Booker Prize; The Year of the Flood; and MaddAddam. She is the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Innovator's Award, and lives in Toronto with the writer Graeme Gibson. Klappentext From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale Rennie Wilford is a journalist who writes about the latest trends and considers herself an expert on the superficial surfaces of life. When her own life takes a dark turn! she seeks to recuperate by flying to the Caribbean to research a fluffy travel piece. But her carelessly chosen destination! the tiny island of St. Antoine! is on the verge of a violent revolution and Rennie soon finds herself ensnared in a world of corruption and treachery and unsure whom to trust. By turns satiric! thrilling! and terrifying! Margaret Atwood's Bodily Harm charts the dark currents of the lust for power-both sexual and political-as it builds to a devastating climax. Zusammenfassung From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale Rennie Wilford is a journalist who writes about the latest trends and considers herself an expert on the superficial surfaces of life. When her own life takes a dark turn! she seeks to recuperate by flying to the Caribbean to research a fluffy travel piece. But her carelessly chosen destination! the tiny island of St. Antoine! is on the verge of a violent revolution and Rennie soon finds herself ensnared in a world of corruption and treachery and unsure whom to trust. By turns satiric! thrilling! and terrifying! Margaret Atwood's Bodily Harm charts the dark currents of the lust for powerboth sexual and politicalas it builds to a devastating climax. ...

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Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition to The Handmaid's Tale, her novels include Cat's Eye, short-listed for the 1989 Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; Oryx and Crake, short-listed for the 2003 Man Booker Prize; The Year of the Flood; and MaddAddam. She is the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Innovator's Award, and lives in Toronto with the writer Graeme Gibson.



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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale

Rennie Wilford is a journalist who writes about the latest trends and considers herself an expert on the superficial surfaces of life. When her own life takes a dark turn, she seeks to recuperate by flying to the Caribbean to research a fluffy travel piece. But her carelessly chosen destination, the tiny island of St. Antoine, is on the verge of a violent revolution and Rennie soon finds herself ensnared in a world of corruption and treachery and unsure whom to trust. By turns satiric, thrilling, and terrifying, Margaret Atwood's Bodily Harm charts the dark currents of the lust for power-both sexual and political-as it builds to a devastating climax.



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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale

Rennie Wilford is a journalist who writes about the latest trends and considers herself an expert on the superficial surfaces of life. When her own life takes a dark turn, she seeks to recuperate by flying to the Caribbean to research a fluffy travel piece. But her carelessly chosen destination, the tiny island of St. Antoine, is on the verge of a violent revolution and Rennie soon finds herself ensnared in a world of corruption and treachery and unsure whom to trust. By turns satiric, thrilling, and terrifying, Margaret Atwood’s Bodily Harm charts the dark currents of the lust for power—both sexual and political—as it builds to a devastating climax.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Bodily Harm
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Code EAN: 9780385491075
ISBN: 978-0-385-49107-5
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House N.Y.
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 304
Poids: 320g
Taille: H202mm x B134mm x T17mm
Année: 1998