The Edible Woman Paperback / softback
Paperback / softback
By the author of The Handmaid's Tale, The Testaments and Alias Grace'Clara', she said, 'do you think I'm normal?''I'd say you're almost abnormally normal, if you know what I mean.' Marian is determinedly ordinary, waiting to get married.
She likes her work, her broody flatmate and her sober fiancÃ© Peter.
All goes well at first, but Marian has reckoned without an inner self that wants something more, that calmly sabotages her careful plans, her stable routine - and her digestion.
Marriage Ã la mode, Marian discovers, is something she literally can't stomach . . . Margaret Atwood's first novel is both a scathingly funny satire of consumerism and a heady exploration of emotional cannibalism. 'Atwood has the magic of turning the particular and the parochial into the universal' The Times'Written with a brilliant angry energy' Observer'Margaret Atwood not only has a sense of humour, she has wit and style in abundance . . . a joy to read' Good Housekeeping'A witty, elegant, generous and patient writer' Punch
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