Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

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Pigs might not fly but they are strangely altered. So, for that matter, are wolves and racoons. A man, once named Jimmy, lives in a tree, wrapped in old bedsheets, now calls himself Snowman. The voice of Oryx, the woman he loved, teasingly haunts him. And the green-eyed Children of Crake are, for some reason, his responsibility. 'In Jimmy, Atwood has created a great character: a tragic-comic artist of the future, part buffoon, part Orpheus. An adman who's a sad man; a jealous lover who's in perpetual mourning; a fantasist who can only remember the past' - Independent 'Gripping and remarkably imagined' - London Review of Books

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SKU GOR001235759
Title Oryx and Crake
Author By (author) Margaret Atwood
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Year Published 2004
Number of Pages 448
ISBN 10 1844080285
ISBN 13 9781844080281
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 2003. Long-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2005.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Pigs might not fly but they are strangely altered. So, for that matter, are wolves and racoons. A man, once named Jimmy, lives in a tree, wrapped in old bedsheets, now calls himself Snowman. The voice of Oryx, the woman he loved, teasingly haunts him. And the green-eyed Children of Crake are, for some reason, his responsibility. 'In Jimmy, Atwood has created a great character: a tragic-comic artist of the future, part buffoon, part Orpheus. An adman who's a sad man; a jealous lover who's in perpetual mourning; a fantasist who can only remember the past' - Independent 'Gripping and remarkably imagined' - London Review of Books
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001235759
Title Oryx and Crake
Author By (author) Margaret Atwood
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Year Published 2004
Number of Pages 448
ISBN 10 1844080285
ISBN 13 9781844080281
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 2003. Long-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2005.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No