Oryx And Crake

Oryx And Crake

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 29/08/2013
£10.99
In stock
Usually dispatched within 2-3 working days
Make and edit your lists in your account
Check click & collect stock near you
Collect today: Pay in shop

Bookseller Reviews

View all
Oryx And Crake
The start of the brilliant 'Maddadam' trilogy
A dark, cautionary tale of genetic engineering and eco-terrorism told with Margaret Atwood's wit and dazzling intelligence. The start of the Maddadam trilo... READ MORE
Beth at Chesterfield

Synopsis

By the author of THE HANDMAID'S TALE and ALIAS GRACE* 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. *Praise for Oryx and Crake:'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

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349004068
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Weight: 360g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 129 x 28 mm

Customer Reviews

View all
Oryx And Crake
Terrifying
The slow discovery of humanity's downfall is chilling but utterly believable. I recommend this book to everyone, a parable that continues to resonate
Anna Bradley
Oryx And Crake
A Little Underwhelming
REVIEW: ⭐⭐ Margaret Atwood has produced another book which, although an interesting concept, fails to grasp the readers interest enough to make this book r... READ MORE
Read too much
Oryx And Crake
Haunting Dystopia!
In Oryx and Crake Atwood constructs an imaginative but disturbingly familiar dystopia which had me absolutely hooked! I devoured this trilogy (which I woul... READ MORE
Katy Murray