Man Booker Prize FINALIST 1989
"A brilliant, three-dimensional mosaic…the story of Elaine’s childhood is so real and heartbreaking you want to stand up in your seat and cheer."
–Boston Sunday Globe
"Stunning…Atwood conceives Elaine with a poet’s transforming fire; and delivers her to us that way, a flame inside an icicle."–Los Angeles Times
"Nightmarish, evocative, heartbreaking."
–The New York Times Book Review
"The best book in a long time on female friendships… Cat’s Eye is remarkable, funny, and serious, brimming with uncanny wisdom."–Cosmopolitan