"Margaret Atwood takes risks and wins."
"Throughout her literary career…Margaret Atwood has impressed and delighted readers with her wit, lyric virtuosity and imaginative acuity."
–San Francisco Chronicle
"One of the most intelligent and talented writers to set herself the task of deciphering life in the late twentieth century."
"Chock-full of startling images, superbly and classically crafted…Kept me in stitches half the time."
"Atwood has the magic of turning the particular and the parochial into the universal."
–The Times (London)