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[Read] ➱ The Blind Assassin ➹ Margaret Atwood – Eiyo.us

The Blind Assassin The Blind Assassin Opens With These Simple, Resonant Words Ten Days After The War Ended, My Sister Laura Drove A Car Off A Bridge They Are Spoken By Iris, Whose Terse Account Of Her Sister S Death In 1945 Is Followed By An Inquest Report Proclaiming The Death Accidental But Just As The Reader Expects To Settle Into Laura S Story, Atwood Introduces A Novel Within A Novel Entitled The Blind Assassin , It Is A Science Fiction Story Told By Two Unnamed Lovers Who Meet In Dingy Backstreet Rooms When We Return To Iris, It Is Through A 1947 Newspaper Article Announcing The Discovery Of A Sailboat Carrying The Dead Body Of Her Husband, A Distinguished Industrialist Brilliantly Weaving Together Such Seemingly Disparate Elements, Atwood Creates A World Of Astonishing Vision And Unforgettable Impact.

[Read] ➱ The Blind Assassin  ➹ Margaret Atwood – Eiyo.us
  • Paperback
  • 521 pages
  • The Blind Assassin
  • Margaret Atwood
  • English
  • 15 July 2017
  • 0385720955

    10 thoughts on “[Read] ➱ The Blind Assassin ➹ Margaret Atwood – Eiyo.us


  1. says:

    So are you still trudging through the Margaret Atwood George, you should stop being so dismissive Have you ever read it Well, I think I got as far as chapter three Typical po mo cleverness with a story inside a story inside anyway, I decided I couldn t take any , so I gave up So do you want to know what it s about You re going to tell me, aren t you Only if you want me to Okay, okay I want you to Snuggle up and tell me all about it Satisfied Mmm Well, satisfied f So are you still trudging through the Margaret Atwood George, you should stop being so dismissive Have you ever read it Well, I think I got as far as chapter three Typical po mo cleverness with a story inside a story inside anyway, I decided I couldn t take any , so I gave up So do you want to know what it s about You re going to tell me, aren t you Only if you want me to Okay, okay I want you to Snuggle up and tell me all about it Satisfied Mmm Well, satisfied for now anyway You know, George, you actually might like it Some of it s a bit depressing, but there s this very sexy thread where in each episode she meets her lover, a...


  2. says:

    This is the first book I have dog eared since I was a child I generally find such behavior to be shameful in a major way, as I a cherish the hard text of a book, and see the decline of its role as a sacred object, the slipping away of its tactile comforts of touch, of smell, of PRESENCE, and our new found, technologically driven disregard of its certainty and necessity in the face of the newest electronic thingamajigs and whatchamahoos as a shame and b am cheap, and constantly rotate my books This is the first book I have dog eared since I was a child I generally find such behavior to be shameful in a major way, as I a cherish the hard text of a book, and see the decline of its role as a sacred object, the slipping away of its tactile comforts of touch, of smell, of PRESENCE, and our new found, technologically driven disregard of its certainty and necessity in the face of the newest electronic thingamajigs and whatchamahoos as a shame and b am cheap, and constantly rotate my books out to where with a few exceptions for favorites I never own a collection of bo...


  3. says:

    As seen on The ReadventurerI have to admit, I often do not get Margaret Atwood s books But I am pretty sure I got The Blind Assassin Otherwise how can I explain the feeling of sadness that is overwhelming me right now It s so hard to express what exactly this book is about any synopsis you read doesn t do it justice and explains nothing Mine probably will be as misleading and pointless as all others The Blind Assassin is a puzzle of a story, with multiple tales within tales It starts with As seen on The ReadventurerI have to admit, I often do not get Margaret Atwood s books But I am pretty sure I got The Blind Assassin Otherwise how can I explain the feeling of sadness that is overwhelming me right now It s so hard to express what exactly this book is about any synopsis you read doesn t do it...


  4. says:

    atwood s Booker Prize winning novel is a slow and melancholy downward movement, one in which the melancholy becomes cumulative despite the sad and tragic tone, there are many paths to pure enjoyment present through the precise, judgmental, drily amusing recollections of the narrator as she recounts her current life and her past life between the world wars through the intense, intimate, yet almost metaphorical scenes of two lovers connecting, not connecting, reconnecting through the wonderful atwood s Booker Prize winning novel is a slow and melancholy downward movement, one in which the melancholy becomes cumulative despite the sad and tragic tone, there are many paths to pure enjoyment present through the precise, judgmental, drily amusing recollections of the narrator as she recounts her current life and her past life between the world wars through the intense, intimate, yet almost metapho...


  5. says:

    All stories are about wolves Anything else is sentimental drivel Atwood doesn t write sentimental drivel and I don t read it , and there are several wolves in this stunning book This is my tenth Atwood, and it s even better than any of the others I ve enjoyed The scope and variety of her work is impressive, but here, she accomplishes that within the covers of a single book it should be shelved as historical fiction, memoir, espionage thriller, and sci fi It grabs the reader in the first All stories are about wolves Anything else is sentimental drivel Atwood doesn t write sentimental drivel and I don t read it , and there are several wolves in this stunning book This is my tenth Atwood, and it s even better than any of the others I ve enjoyed The scope and variety of her work is impressive, but here, she accomplishes that within the covers of a single book i...


  6. says:

    It s loss and regret and misery and yearn that drive the story forward, along its twisted road , Margaret Atwood towards the end of this book It describes the story of the Blind Assassin, which starts with the famous sentence Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge I m deeply impressed and affected by this book Without a doubt one of the best I ever read I started this book last year, had it on my shelves for a long time already I couldn t really bring mIt s loss and regret and misery and yearn that drive the story forward, along its twisted road , Margaret Atwood towards the end of this book It describes the story of the Blind Assassin, which starts with...


  7. says:

    Let s forget about the tongue tied lightning.Let s undress just like cross eyed strangers.This is not a joke, so please stop smiling.What was I thinking when I said it didn t hurt I need to stop reading on trains I could feel the tears welling, the water rising, brimming, and then spilling over before anything bad even happened But I could feel it coming And I braced myself for the inevitable Heart break Loss Old age Why can t we start old and get younger Tennyson wrote, tis be Let s forget about the tongue tied lightning.Let s undress just like cross eyed strangers.This is not a joke, so please stop smiling.What was I thinking when I said it didn t hurt I need to stop reading on tr...


  8. says:

    Complex, multi layered and skillfully crafted, The Blind Assassin is a worthy winner of the Booker Prize 2000 An unequivocal 5 star rating for what was one of my best reads in 2017 I thoroughly enjoyed Ms Atwood s acerbic wit and subtle satireIt became the Man Booker Prize in 2002.


  9. says:

    The readers from Sakiel Norn, due to their long and drawn out labor, have been known to fall asleep during their readings Though it is not typical of the readers, even their most prolific colleagues would admit to having stolen a few quiet moments of rest in between pages The Blind Assassin, was an exception for one of the rea...


  10. says:

    I wonder which is preferable to walk around all your life swollen up with your own secrets until you burst from the pressure of them, or to have them sucked out of you, every paragraph, every sentence, every word of them, so at the end you re depleted of all that was once as precious to you as hoarded gold, as close to you as your skin everything that was of the deepest importance to you, everything that made you cringe and wish to conceal, everything that belonged to you alone and must sI wonder which is preferable to walk around all your life swollen up with your own secrets until you burst from the pressure of them, or to have them sucked out of you, every paragraph, every sentence, every word of them, so at the end you re depleted of all that was once as precious to you as hoarded gold, as close to you as your skin everything that was of the deepest importance to you, everything that made you cringe and wish to conceal, every...

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