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The Edible Woman

 
 
 
 
The Edible Woman
Author: Margaret Atwood
ISBN 13: 9780385491068
ISBN 10: 385491069
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Anchor
Publication Date: 1998-03-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $15.95
 
 

Ever since her engagement, the strangest thing has been happening to Marian McAlpin: she can't eat. First meat, then eggs, vegetables, cake, pumpkin seeds -- everything! Worse yet, she has the crazy feeling she's being eaten. She really ought to feel consumed with passion. But she just feels...consumed.

A brilliant and powerful work rich in irony and metaphor, The Edible Woman is an unforgettable masterpiece by a true master of contemporary literary fiction.

Herald Magazine

As delightful a novel as has come along in ages; the kind of book you hate to put down and usually don't.