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The robber bride

Margaret Atwood

The robber bride

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Published by Anchor Books/Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

RBSC copy: Original paperback with illustrated covers.

StatementMargaret Atwood.
The Physical Object
Pagination[8], 535 p.
Number of Pages535
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20685457M
ISBN 100385491034

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's TaleOne of Margaret Atwood’s most unforgettable characters lurks at the center of this intricate novel like a spider in a web. The glamorous, irresistible, unscrupulous Zenia is nothing less than a fairy-tale villain in the memories of her former friends. Roz, Charis, and Tony—university classmates decades ago—were reunited 4/5(69).


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"The Robber Bride" constantly jumps back in time, telling each woman's individual story and explaining how the mysterious Zenia managed to dupe all of them. The characters are all very interesting, especially Zenia (for some reason I can picture Catherine Zeta Jones playing her in The robber bride book movie adaptation of this book), but the novel lacks the depth Cited by: "The Robber Bride" constantly jumps back in time, telling each woman's individual story and explaining how the mysterious Zenia managed to dupe all of them.

The characters are all very interesting, especially Zenia (for some reason I can picture Catherine Zeta Jones playing her in a movie adaptation of this book), but the novel lacks the depth /5().

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THE ROBBER BRIDE by Margaret AtwoodTHE ROBBER BRIDE is yet another cleverly written novel by Margaret Atwood, who most recently was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in for her apocalyptic book ORYX AND CRAKE.

THE ROBBER BRIDE follows a similar theme as her novel CAT'S EYE, in which four girls form a clique of friendship, while one of the 5/5(5). The Robber Bride is an absorbing, high-speed read, the prose burnished with the author's characteristic verve, wit and insight.

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Tony, a history professor who specializes. Synopsis Margaret Atwood's The Robber Bride is inspired by "The Robber Bridegroom," a wonderfully grisly tale from the Brothers Grimm in which an evil groom lures three maidens into his lair and devours them, one by one. The Robber Bride A blue-suited man who identified himself as Zenia's lawyer - the same man, therefore, who had called Tony to tell her about the service - read out a short tribute to Zenia's good qualities, among which courage was listed foremost, though Tony didn't think the manner of Zenia's death had been particularly courageous.

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Yes both. What was one of the most memorable moments of The Robber Bride. I liked the fact that the heroine was a strong female character. NOT a doormat etc. The Robber Bride is the story of three women whose lives are turned upside down by another woman, Zenia, who has stolen each of their men in turn.

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The Robber Bride opens on Tuesday, Octoas Libra moves into Scorpio, as Atwood informs us. Three middle-aged Toronto women--Tony, a military historian; Charis, a flower child; and Roz, an entrepreneur--who have been friends since university, are meeting for lunch in a trendy Queen Street restaurant called The Toxique.

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They all went to college together and although they all have. ― Margaret Atwood, quote from The Robber Bride “She probably has a row of men's dicks nailed to her wall, like stuffed animal heads.” “She stood for a long time, breathing in and breathing in, the scent of the trees and dogs and night flowers and water, because this was the best thing, it was what she wanted, to be outside in the night.

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Roz, Charis and Tony all share a. The Robber Bride is the story of the lives of three very different point of view characters: Tony, Charis, and Roz, and of Zenia, the Other Woman for all three of them, the villain.

We see Tony. The Story of Robber Bride 20 Jun. When I was about thirteen I read a book by Margaret Atwood – the first of her books that I read – and it was called The Robber cover alone was enough to entice me: a two-layered affair, black-on-black, a smoky eye-mask revealing smoky eyes on the front; this could be peeled upwards to reveal, in turn, a woman’s face.

'The Robber Bride' is the story of three women and their friend, Zenia, who uses them to her advantage. This is the second time reading 'The Robber Bride' and I enjoyed it more than I did the first time I read it (but I think I gave it the same rating)/5(97).

"The Robber Bridegroom" is a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm, tale number Joseph Jacobs included a variant, Mr Fox in English Fairy Tales, but the original provenance is much older; Shakespeare (circa ) alludes to the Mr.

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ROBBER BRIDE. [MARGARET ATWOOD] -- Zenia is beautiful, smart and greedy, by turns manipulative and vulnerable, needy and ruthless; a man's dream and a woman's nightmare.

She is also dead. Just to make sure Tony, Roz and Charis are.Book Club -- The Robber Bride GUEST: Nathalie Cooke *Associate Professor of English, McGill University in Montreal, Canada *Author, Margaret Atwood: A .