The Edible Woman
Ever since her engagement, the strangest thing has been happening to Marian McAlpin: she can't eat. First meat. Then eggs, vegetables, cake, pumpkin seeds—everything! Worse yet, she has the crazy feeling that she's being eaten. Marian ought to feel consumed with passion. But really she just feels...consumed. A brilliant and powerful work rich in irony and metaphor, The Edible Woman is an unforgettable materpiece by a true master of contemporary literary fiction.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dandelionroots - LibraryThing
Set in the 1960's when women attending universities was still... questionable, a graduate becomes engaged because what the fuck else was she supposed to do? Shouldn't force things even if that is the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CarmenMilligan - LibraryThing
What a weird book. First of all, it's set in the 60s, when women were still viewed as ornaments and feminism was just taking hold. Everyone smoked, women wore dresses and girdles, and mothers did NOT ... Read full review