Oryx and crake : MaddAddam Trilogy, Book 1. / Margaret Atwood.
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- ISBN: 9781415945384 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2007.
|General Note:|| Book 1 of the MaddAddam trilogy (series numeration from Goodreads.com).
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Campbell Scott.
|Summary, etc.:|| A stunning and provocative new novel by the internationally celebrated author of The Blind Assassin, winner of the Booker PrizeMargaret Atwood's new novel is so utterly compelling, so prescient, so relevant, so terrifyingly-all-too-likely-to-be-true, that readers may find their view of the world forever changed after reading it.This is Margaret Atwood at the absolute peak of her powers. For readers of Oryx and Crake, nothing will ever look the same again.The narrator of Atwood's riveting novel calls himself Snowman. When the story opens, he is sleeping in a tree, wearing an old bedsheet, mourning the loss of his beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death. He searches for supplies in a wasteland where insects proliferate and pigoons and wolvogs ravage the pleeblands, where ordinary people once lived, and the Compounds that sheltered the extraordinary. As he tries to piece together what has taken place, the narrative shifts to...
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