"YEAR OF THE FLOOD ISN'T PROPHECY, BUT IT IS EERILY POSSIBLE": PREFERRED FIRST CANADIAN EDITION, INSCRIBED BY MARGARET ATWOOD
ATWOOD, Margaret. The Year of the Flood. (Toronto): McClelland & Stewart, (2009). Octavo, original gray paper boards, original dust jacket.
First Canadian edition of the central novel in Atwood's Maddaddam Trilogy, inscribed on the half title by her, "For S— best wishes Margaret Atwood."
"Written with energy, inventiveness and narrative panache," Year of the Flood is "a gripping and visceral book that showcases Atwood's pure storytelling talents." The second novel in her MaddAddam Trilogy, it is "a tale of survivors in a violent future society after a catastrophic pandemic, with genetically engineered humans and animals, an environment in tatters and a cult dedicated to merging science, nature and religion… Year of the Flood isn't prophecy, but it is eerily possible" (New York Times). First edition, first printing of the preferred first Canadian edition: published same day as the first American edition; both preceded by the same month's first English edition. Owner signature.
A fine copy.