The Edible Woman

by Margaret Atwood

Marian is determined to beordinary.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 358 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.66 out of 5
  • Published 2009 by Virago
  • Original Title: The Edible Woman
  • ISBN13: 9780860681298
  • Edition Language: English
  • Characters: Marian McAlpin
  • Ainsley Tewce
  • Peter Wollander

Marian is determined to be ordinary. She lays her head gently on the shoulder of her serious fiancee and quietly awaits marriage. But she didn’t count on an inner rebellion that would rock her stable routine, and her digestion. Marriage a la mode, Marian discovers, is something she literally can’t stomach … The Edible Woman is a funny, engaging novel about emotional cannibalism, men and women, and desire to be consumed.’Margaret Atwood not only has a sense of humour, she has wit and style in abundance … a joy to read’ Good Housekeeping’Written with a brilliant angry energy’ Observer’A witty, elegant, generous and patient writer’ Punch