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apocalypse n... oh, last week...

Advantages: vivid, engaging, great story
Disadvantages: not in paperback yet

Just before Christmas I spent a couple of days on the train to and from work with my head inside a lurid hardback, lime green spotted with neon pink and blue. The south west trains announcer ellicted wide smiles of joy in me every time he announced a dela ...

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Review of Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood

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Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow...

Advantages: Theme, plot, language
Disadvantages: none

Snowman wakes up in his tree by the water and is surprised that a rosy glow on the horizon can "still seem tender". "Out of habit he looks at his watch…It causes a jolt of terror to run through him, this lack of official time. Nobody, nowhere knows what ...

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Review of Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood

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Atwood does it again!

Advantages: Brilliant story and writing
Disadvantages: none

I am a great fan of the Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and have been following her work for many years. Atwwod is the author of more than 35 works ranging from fiction and poetry through to critical essays. She won the Booker prize in 2000 with her novel ...

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Oryx and Crake

Advantages: A good read
Disadvantages: None

...As part of the introduction offer from The Softback Preview (TSP) I could choose four books for £ 4.00, plus postage and packing. One of the books I selected was the latest book Margaret Atwood, titled Oryx and Crake, which has been nominated for this yea ...

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Review of Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood

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Ironic, Dark and funny.

Advantages: Multi-layered and complex
Disadvantages: Distracting, only read it if you have time to devote to it.

I bought this novel to read on holiday and I have to say I am incredibly glad that I did. Magaret Atwood has an amazing ability to conjure up obscure situations. Her characters have amazing depth, you can see both their virtues and the flaws that make the ...

Jennifer1986 27.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood

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