The Blind Assassin

La catégorie: Hardcover
SKU: SH003

Iris Chase Griffen, married at eighteen to a wealthy industrialist but now poor and eighty-two, recalls her far from exemplary life, and the events leading up to her sister’s death, gradually revealing the carefully guarded Chase family secrets. Among these is a novel that earned the dead Laura Chase not only notoriety but also a devoted cult following. Sexually explicit for its time, The Blind Assassin describes a risky affair in the turbulent thirties between a wealthy young woman and a man on the run. During their secret meetings in rented rooms, the lovers concoct a pulp fantasy set on a distant planet. As the invented story twists through love and sacrifice and betrayal, so does the real one; while events in both move closer to war and catastrophe. By turns lyrical, outrageous, formidable, compelling and funny, this is a novel filled with deep humour and dark drama that comes together in a brilliant and astonishing final twist.

*Condition: used-like new

-no spine creases 
-hasn't been read or signs of not being read

First Edition Canadian 

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Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Language: English
Age: adult
Publishing Date: 2000
Page Count: 521
Size: 8 x 0.13 x 8 inches