"A champion of Canadian literature…A startlingly original voice."
–Washington Post Book World
"Atwood appears to challenge both her readers and the outside limits of her own talent…Writing at top form, writing with total control of her material, with sureness, with touches of brilliance…Bluebeard’s Egg is a book to be read and re-read, to be talked about and savored."
–London (Ontario) Free Press
"Margaret Atwood conceals the kick of a perfume bottle converted into a Molotov cocktail."
"Atwood’s prose in Bluebeard’s Egg is powerful, elegant and mellifluous to an extraordinary degree."
–Quill and Quire