The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

The novel is a complex narrative that weaves together the story of two sisters in early 20th century Canada, one of whom publishes a scandalous novel that leads to her suicide. The surviving sister, now an elderly woman, reflects on their lives, revealing family secrets, heartbreak, and the truth behind the scandalous novel. The narrative is interspersed with excerpts from the controversial book, a science fiction story within a story, adding layers of intrigue and mystery.

The 854th greatest book of all time


Published
2000
Nationality
Canadian
Type
Fiction
Pages
521-637
Words
155,000
Original Language
English

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