Oryx and Crake
Illustrated by Harriet Lee-Merrion
Foreword by the author
Never has a plague-ravaged world been so brilliantly depicted. Dark, edgy and eerily prophetic, Oryx and Crake is the blistering page-turner from Margaret Atwood that is making its stunning Folio debut.
How much is too much, how far is too far?
Jimmy shields his skin from the scorching post-apocalyptic sun by spending much of the day wrapped in a filthy sheet in his makeshift treehouse. Born before the world imploded, his body and mind are ill-equipped for this extreme environment, unlike the Crakers who have been bioengineered to cope. As Jimmy reflects on his all-consuming love for the elusive Oryx and his fateful friendship with megalomaniac Crake, we begin to piece together the chain of events that led to this catastrophic state.
Bound in blocked textured paper with glow-in-the-dark varnish
Set in Dante with Neutraface display
Frontispiece and 6 colour illustrations
Die-cut slipcase lined in blue paper
9½˝ x 6¼˝