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blind assassin

Margaret Atwood

blind assassin

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Published by Virago in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sisters -- Death -- Fiction,
  • Widows -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMargaret Atwood.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[10], 641, [5] p. ([5] p. at end advertisements)
    Number of Pages641
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19897089M
    ISBN 101860498809


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The first part of the book is a scrapbook of obituaries: Iris’s sister, her husband, her sister-in-law, her daughter. Only when the coffins are laid out does Iris start her story.

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I like that the author interspersed the stories together. It kept me craving more information from Iris's true story and the Blind Assassin gave me a break from Iris. She was a decent narrator.