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The Robber Bride 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 But In Her Version, Atwood Brilliantly Recasts The Monster As Zenia, A Villainess Of Demonic Proportions, And Sets Her Loose In The Lives Of Three Friends, Tony, Charis, And Roz All Three Have Lost Men, Spirit, Money, And Time To Their Old College Acquaintance, Zenia At Various Times, And In Various Emotional Disguises, Zenia Has Insinuated Her Way Into Their Lives And Practically Demolished Them To Tony, Who Almost Lost Her Husband And Jeopardized Her Academic Career, Zenia Is A Lurking Enemy Commando To Roz, Who Did Lose Her Husband And Almost Her Magazine, Zenia Is A Cold And Treacherous Bitch To Charis, Who Lost A Boyfriend, Quarts Of Vegetable Juice And Some Pet Chickens, Zenia Is A Kind Of Zombie, Maybe Soulless Lorrie Moore, New York Times Book Review In Love And War, Illusion And Deceit, Zenia S Subterranean Malevolence Takes Us Deep Into Her Enemies Pasts


About the Author: Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa and grew up in northern Ontario, Quebec, and Toronto She received her undergraduate degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master s degree from Radcliffe College.Throughout her writing career, Margaret Atwood has received numerous awards and honourary degrees She is the author of than thirty five volumes of poetry, childr



10 thoughts on “The Robber Bride

  1. says:

    Every ending is arbitrary, because the end is where you write The end A period, a dot of punctuation, a point of stasis A pinprick in the paper you could put your eye to it and see through, to the other side, to the beginning of something else Or, as Tony says to her students, Time is not a solid, like wood, but a fluid, lik


  2. says:

    I like a number of Margaret Atwood s works but not this one It was like a Lifetime movie without the benefit of Tori Spelling and a fun, melodramatic plotline Oh, the plotline was melodramatic all right but it was far from fun or even insightful Three friends all of them stereotypes of the post feminist era have dramatic encounters w


  3. says:

    My sister Lauren once said something both wise and ridiculous, and I think Atwood s beautiful, readable, and funny novel echoes the sentiment Women are crazy Men are stupid In The Robber Bride we get a peek into the lives of three women petite academic Tony, new age, delicate Charis, and gregarious, fashionable Roz the histories of their marr


  4. says:

    4.5 5 stars This novel is amongst my favourites by Margaret Atwood so far because it deals with something that is relevant to everyone It deals with Zenia, a woman who has poisoned several lives and basically destroyed Tony, Charis and Roz, the three main characters We all have this kind of person in our lives however, the thing is that Zenia is extre


  5. says:

    This is the thirteenth Margaret Atwood novel I ve read, and it s easily one of her most enjoyable Not her best, mind you, but lots of fun, and highly, highly readable Plus a lot of the book takes place a block away from where I currently live and work in Toronto.Three middle aged former college friends history prof Tony, businesswoman Roz, and yoga instructor


  6. says:

    145 The Robber Bride, Margaret AtwoodThe Robber Bride is a Margaret Atwood novel first published in 1993 The novel begins with three women Roz, Charis, and Tony , who meet once a month, in a restaurant, to share a meal During one outing, the three friends see Zenia The novel alternates between the present and flashbacks featuring the points of view of Tony, Charis, and


  7. says:

    page turner 4 , , , , , , 1990 , , 2 .


  8. says:

    Charis, Roz and Tony Three very different women, leading three very different lives what binds them together is their shared history attending the same college and their shared experiences of a fourth the dangerous, enigmatic and poisonous Zenia and the part s she plays in all their lives.In the hands of a less accomplished author than Margaret Atwood such a foundation as this for a nov


  9. says:

    Everybody in this novel has a motive for killing Zenia and that is the point, or at least, one of the points Zenia is a dark, malevolent force one of those people we desire in the dark, middle of the forest nightmare spaces in the black pits of our souls She is the one who knows our secret desires and who uses them against us to bring about our own undoing At least, we would like to believe it i


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    It s books like these that makes my rarely flouted always finish rule earn its keep, for it often takes going through the entirety of any work for the meshing gears of personal reception to reveal themselves to my own perception Granted, it didn t do a very good job of serving as inspiration for one of my creative frenzies, but it was a decent whetting stone for my analytic ability without pissing me of


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