8 Questions About 'The Blind Assassin' From 1book140 Followers

By Eleanor Barkhorn

Discussion of the 1book140 June selection, The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood, is wrapping up its second day. Whether you've been following all along or are just joining the conversation now, here's a look at some of the questions readers have been asking so far:

Part I:

Questions about Atwood's style:

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Questions about the section's mysterious ending:

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Part II:

The shifting perspective in the second section raises all sorts of questions:

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We'll be talking about Parts I and II of Atwood's Booker prize-winning novel until Saturday. To weigh in on these questions—or pose your own—join us on Twitter using the hashtags #1b140_1 (for Part I) and #1b140_2 (for Part II), or post your thoughts in the comments. Happy reading!

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