The Edible Woman
ISBN: 0385491069
EAN13: 9780385491068
Language: English
Publication Date: March 16, 1998
Pages: 336
Dimensions: 0.90" H x 7.90" L x 5.10" W
Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
The novel that put the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale on the literary map; a groundbreaking work of fiction. 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, while Marian ought to feel consumed with passion, she really 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 literature.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover 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 that she's being eaten. Marian ought to feel consumed with passion, but she really 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.