"This is a story about one of today’s women…Bodily Harm is strong stuff, and the writing is nearly flawless."
"It knocked me out. Margaret Atwood seems to be able to do just about everything: people, places, problems, a perfect ear, an exactly right voice."
–Anatole Broyard, The New York Times
"Romance and adventure by a female Graham Greene at his peak."
–Marilyn French, author of The Women’s Room
"Superior writing, terrifying suspense."
–The Atlantic Monthly
"Secures her place in the upper ranks of important novelists."