Synopses & Reviews
Atwood's Booker-winning novel, now in paperback. A brilliant, multi-layered piece of work, spanning the twentieth century, by one of the most important and highly regarded novelists working today. "Atwood has never written with more flair and versatility than in this multidimensional novel. This is Margaret Atwood at her remarkable best" "Sunday Telegraph".
Even now, at the age of 82, Iris lives in the shadow cast by her younger sister Laura. Now poor and trying to cope with a failing body, Iris reflects on her far from exemplary life, in particular the events surrounding her sister's tragic death and the novel which earned her such notoriety.