Review: The Blind Assassin

The Blind Assassin
by Margaret Atwood



This is the last book I checked out from my high school library. It’s sad, in a way. (I really need to get started on gifts for the librarians.) I’m so relieved it was such a wonderful book–I certainly wouldn’t have wanted to end it on The Secret History of the Pink Carnation. It also hadn’t been rented since 2004–the first time it had been checked on. Shame on you, student body!

Margaret Atwood is on my big list of books to read, but this isn’t. (On the list: rereading The Handmaid’s Tale and Oryx and Crake.) But, in a pinch, I’ll cast around for an author’s other works. I do not leave libraries empty-handed.

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