ORYX AND CRAKE. London: Bloomsbury, . Octavo, pictorial boards. First British edition. The first book of Atwood’s remarkable Maddaddam trilogy takes place in a climate change-induced bio-wasteland where humans are not quite humans anymore. "Dystopia. Most of the novel is set in a post-catastrophe future, but some is set in the dystopia of our day and a near future dystopia of corporate competition over genetic manipulation, which leads to the catastrophe." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#158484).
"First published in Great Britain 2003 / ... 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.