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Large print Modern & Contemporary Fiction by Margaret Atwood
1. The Year of the Flood - Margaret Atwood
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Adam One, the kindly leader of the God's Gardeners, predicted the waterless flood. Now it has occurred, obliterating most human life. By turns dark, tender, violent, & hilarious, 'The Year of the Flood' is a testament to Atwood's visionary power.
2. Stone Mattress - Margaret Atwood
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Arecently widowed fantasy writer is guided through a stormy winter evening by the voice of her late husband. An elderly lady with Charles Bonnet’s syndrome comes to terms with the little people she keeps seeing, while a newly-formed populist group gathers to burn down her retirement residence. A woman born with a genetic abnormality is mistaken for a vampire.
3. Maddaddam - Margaret Atwood
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Bringing together "Oryx and Crake" and "The Year of the Flood," this thrilling conclusion to Margaret Atwood's speculative fiction trilogy points toward the ultimate endurance of community, and love.
4. The Heart Goes Last - Margaret Atwood
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Living in their car, surviving on tips, Charmaine and Stan are in a desperate state. So when they see an advertisement for Consilience, a 'social experiment' offering stable jobs and a home of their own, they sign up immediately. All they have to do in return for suburban paradise is give up their freedom every second month – swapping their home for a prison cell. At first, all is well. But then, unknown to each other, Stan and Charmaine develop passionate obsessions with their 'Alternates,' the couple that occupy their house when they are in prison. Soon the pressures of conformity, mistrust, guilt and sexual desire begin to take over.
5. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
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First published in 1985, this is a novel of such power that the reader is unable to forget its images and its forecast. It is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and tour de force.