From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid’s Tale
Rennie Wilford is a journalist who writes about the latest trends and considers herself an expert on the superficial surfaces of life. When her own life takes a dark turn, she seeks to recuperate by flying to the Caribbean to research a fluffy travel piece. But her carelessly chosen destination, the tiny island of St. Antoine, is on the verge of a violent revolution and Rennie soon finds herself ensnared in a world of corruption and treachery and unsure whom to trust. By turns satiric, thrilling, and terrifying, Margaret Atwood’s Bodily Harm charts the dark currents of the lust for power—both sexual and political—as it builds to a devastating climax.
Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in more than forty-five countries, is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry, critical essays, and graphic novels. In addition to The Handmaid’s Tale, now an award-winning TV series, her novels include Cat’s Eye,… More about Margaret Atwood
“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—and she tosses off terrific scenes with a casualness that leaves you utterly unprepared for the way these scenes seize you.” —Anatole Broyard, The New York Times