Maree grenfell

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  • Surfacing

  • By: Margaret Atwood
  • Narrated by: Kim Handysides
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
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Part detective novel, part psychological thriller, Surfacing is the story of a talented woman artist who goes in search of her missing father on a remote island in northern Quebec. Setting out with her lover and another young couple, she soon finds herself captivated by the isolated setting, where a marriage begins to fall apart, violence and death lurk just beneath the surface, and sex becomes a catalyst for conflict and dangerous choices. Surfacing is a work permeated with an aura of suspense, complex with layered meanings, and written in brilliant, diamond-sharp prose.

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  • Enchanting...

  • By Maree grenfell on 24-12-2018


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Reviewed: 24-12-2018

Captivating narrative, Margaret Atwood’s use of words always take me to another place! Timeless themes of a rich and bewildered inner world and ultimate reconciliation with this life...