Margaret Eleanor Atwood Life Before Man

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Life Before Man

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An exploration of contemporary concerns--love, exploitation, survival, sex roles, personal power--centers on the inner lives and relationships of an attractive, independent woman, her ineffectual husband, and his passive, easily manipulated lover

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"Superb, complete...a splendid, fully integrated work."
--The New York Times Book Review

"Moving flawlessly from wit to pathos and back, Atwood constructs a superb living exhibit in which the artifacts are unique...there is ample treasure in this novel."
--Chicago Tribune

"Crisp, carefully ironic, contemporary...Life Before Man offers us three characters of great complexity and roundness...Atwood has written a novel that is emotionally powerful, intelligent and very adult."
--Ms.

"Atwood writes with savage humor. Sentences are spare, kept under enormous compression, like a bent bow."
--Esquire

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"Superb, complete -- a splendid, fully integrated work." -- The New York Times Book Review

"A penetrating, wry look at the changes affecting men, women and their family lives -- The book has the acute perceptions and vivid imagery which are the hallmarks of Atwood's writing." -- The Sunday Toronto Sun

"Crisp, carefully ironic, contemporary. Life Before Man offers us three characters of great complexity and roundness -- Atwood has written a novel that is emotionally powerful, intelligent and very adult." -- Ms. Magazine

"Tough poet, clever critic, brilliant novelist, feminist, nationalist, our chief literary heroine -- a superb writer." -- Toronto Star

"Margaret Atwood is a deeply serious writer who is also wildly funny." -- Chatelaine

"Atwood writes with savage humor. Sentences are spare, kept under enormous compression, like a bent bow." -- Esquire

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