The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood

The Robber Bride Hardcover Nov 2 2009

By Margaret Atwood
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The story of Zenia ought to begin when Zenia began. It must have been someplace long ago and distance in space, thinks Tony; someplace bruised, and very tangled. A European print, hand-tinted, ochre-coloured, with dusty sunlight and a lot of bushes in it - bushes with thick leaves and ancient twisted roots, behind which, out of sight in the undergrowth and hinted at only by a boot protruding, or a slack hand, something ordinary but horrifying is taking place. Zenia is beautiful, smart and greedy, by turns manipulative and vulnerable, needy and ruthless. She is also dead. Just to make absolutely sure Tony, Roz and Charis are there for the funeral. But five years on, as the three women share a decorous lunch, the unthinkable happens: 'with waves of ill will flowing out of her like cosmic radiation', Zenia is back

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Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication date
Nov 2 2009
Language
English
ISBN-13
9781408803585
ISBN-10
1408803585
Dimensions
156.0mm x 234.0mm