Cat's Eye

by Margaret Atwood | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0553282476 Global Overview for this book
Registered by arugh48187 of Edina, Minnesota USA on 10/22/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by arugh48187 from Edina, Minnesota USA on Sunday, October 22, 2006
Another one I snatched for release or trade. I haven't read it, but I hear it is good...

From the Publisher
Controversial painter Elaine Risley returns from Vancouver for a retrospective of her work. Here, in Toronto, the city of her youth, she confronts the submerged layers of her past - her unconventional family, her eccentric and brilliant brother, the self-righteous Mrs. Smeath, and the two men Elaine later came to love in diverse and sometimes disastrous ways. But it is the enigmatic Cordelia, once her tormentor, then her best friend, whose elusive yet powerful presence in her life Elaine finally comes to understand. The realm of childhood and growing up, with its secrecies, cruelties, betrayals, and terrors, has never been so brilliantly evoked. By turns disquieting, humorous, compassionate, haunting and mordant, Cat's Eye is vintage Atwood.

Released 12 yrs ago (12/15/2006 UTC) at Post Office at 153rd and Garrett in Apple Valley, Minnesota -- Controlled Releases

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Sending off to conto as the Happy Holidays RABCK for 7 December. Happy reading!!!

Journal Entry 3 by wingcontowing from Lisboa (city), Lisboa (distrito) Portugal on Wednesday, March 14, 2007
What a loooooong journey! Almost 3 months to the day!!! (I so wish I could have been travelling with it!)
:-)

Thank you so very much for the opportunity to read a book from my wishlist, arugh48187!
Till now I loved every single book I read from this author, therefore I hope this one will keep up the great "scores"!!!
I won't be able to pick it up just now and it will climb Mount TBR and stay there for a while for I have so many other "previous engagements" at the moment!... But I'm looking forward to it. Will journal again as soon as I read it.

Journal Entry 4 by wingcontowing from Lisboa (city), Lisboa (distrito) Portugal on Friday, May 07, 2010
After several try-outs I finally decided to let it go. This is the first Margaret Atwood I'm not able to get through with.
I can't really explain why, it just doesn't keep me reading. But of course it is very well written and I do wonder what's the matter with it...

Anyhow, it's time I get a better destination than my shelf!

Journal Entry 5 by wingcontowing at Piscina de Livros in Albergaria-a-Velha, Aveiro Portugal on Friday, May 07, 2010

Released 8 yrs ago (5/8/2010 UTC) at Piscina de Livros in Albergaria-a-Velha, Aveiro Portugal

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Making the plunge into the books' Swimming Pool, at the II National BC Convention.

Journal Entry 6 by Meg72 at Ílhavo, Aveiro Portugal on Saturday, February 05, 2011
I simply forgot about this book! (bad Meg, bad Meg!) I was cleaning up my shelves and remembered that I had never made a JE for this one. Well, another book for a TBR contest here in Portugal.

Journal Entry 7 by Meg72 at Ílhavo, Aveiro Portugal on Monday, August 15, 2011
Sorry, but I had to put this book aside! Being in Elaine´s head was just too depressing for me. Most of the time, I felt like saying “Come on, get over it!”, because her obsession with Cordelia was so weird. I could not relate to the childhood situations or the coming of age stage. Not my generation or my way with dealing with problems. I hope the next reader thinks differently…

Journal Entry 8 by Meg72 at The Long Stone Pub (OBCZ) in Dublin, Co. Dublin Ireland on Sunday, September 04, 2011

Released 7 yrs ago (9/4/2011 UTC) at The Long Stone Pub (OBCZ) in Dublin, Co. Dublin Ireland

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Going off to Ireland, to The Long Stone Pub OBCZ. I´m sure someone will pick it up!

Journal Entry 9 by Ntschotschi at Dublin, Co. Dublin Ireland on Thursday, October 13, 2011
Margret Atwood I recall enjoying reading while at highschool in Canada a very long time ago. As I looked through the collection of bookcrossing books and decided to hang on to The Cat who came out of the cold as if made me think of a frined's present to me being a kitten and of him in general, I held on to cat's eye as well, as it matched the topic by title andas M. Atwood is known to me as a quality author. One book to be send to my friend after reading it myself and one for me to enjoy slowly. Ntschotschi

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