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The blind assassin, Margaret Atwood

Label
The blind assassin
Title
The blind assassin
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A science fiction story told by two unnamed lovers who meet in a dingy backstreet room. Set in a multi-layered story of the death of a woman's sister and husband in the 1940's, with a novel-within-a novel as a background
Summary
Iris describes the 1945 death of her sister, who drives her car off a bridge, followed, two years later, by the death of her husband, in a story that features a novel-within-a-novel about two unnamed lovers who meet in a dark backstreet room
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2001.
  • Booker Prize, 2000.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013456
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.A8
LC item number
B55 2000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Fiction
  • Women novelists
  • Older women
  • Widows
Target audience
adult
Label
The blind assassin, Margaret Atwood
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm43287739
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed. in the U.S.A.
Extent
521 p.
Isbn
9780385475723
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99462109
System control number
(OCoLC)43287739
Label
The blind assassin, Margaret Atwood
Link
Publication
Control code
ocm43287739
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed. in the U.S.A.
Extent
521 p.
Isbn
9780385475723
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99462109
System control number
(OCoLC)43287739

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