Lady Oracle

Lady Oracle

Paperback - 1994
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Joan Foster is the bored wife of a myopic ban-the-bomber. She takes off overnight as Canada's new superpoet, pens lurid gothics on the sly, attracts a blackmailing reporter, skids cheerfully in and out of menacing plots, hair-raising traps, and passionate trysts, and lands dead and well in Terremoto, Italy. In this remarkable, poetic, and magical novel, Margaret Atwood proves yet again why she is considered to be one of the most important and accomplished writers of our time.
Publisher: New York : Fawcett, 1994
ISBN: 9780449213766
0449213765

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g_love
Apr 10, 2017

While reading about main character Joan Foster's childhood, I forgot I was reading fiction. Another novel brilliantly penned by Atwood.

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technojoy
Jun 06, 2011

Still my favourite of Margaret Atwood's books. It's slyly funny and perceptive and full of memorable characters. I still re-read it every few years.

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vmacneil
Dec 04, 2009

My personal favourite among Atwood's novels.

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