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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.00
1. Oryx and Crake includes many details that seem futuristic, but are in fact already apparent in our world. What parallels were you able to draw between the events and surroundings in the world of the novel and those in your own? 2. Margaret Atwood coined many words and brand names while writing the novel. In what way has technology changed your... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
A delightfully pointed m?lange of fictional pieces from one of the world?s most acclaimed and incisive authors, The Tent is a sparkling addition to Margaret Atwood?s always masterful work.Here Atwood pushes form once again, with meditations on warlords, pet heaven, and aging homemakers. She gives a sly pep talk to the ambitious young; writes about... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
Margaret Atwood?s latest brilliant collection of short stories follows the life of a single character, seen as a girl growing up the 1930s, a young woman in the 50s and 60s, and, in the present day, half of a couple, no longer young, reflecting on the new state of the world. Each story focuses on the ways relationships transform a character?s life:... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
The Blind Assassin opens with these simple, resonant words: "Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge." They are spoken by Iris, whose terse account of her sister's death in 1945 is followed by an inquest report proclaiming the death accidental. But just as the reader expects to settle into Laura?s story, Atwood introduces... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95
Set in the visionary future of Atwood?s acclaimed Oryx and Crake , The Year of the Flood is at once a moving tale of lasting friendship and a landmark work of speculative fiction. In this second book of the MaddAddam trilogy, the long-feared waterless flood has occurred, altering Earth as we know it and obliterating most human life. Among the survivors... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 22.00
A stunning and provocative new novel by the internationally celebrated author of The Blind Assassin , winner of the Booker Prize. Margaret Atwood?s new novel is so utterly compelling, so prescient, so relevant, so terrifyingly-all-too-likely-to-be-true, that readers may find their view of the world forever changed after reading it. This is Margaret... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 17.95
The internationally acclaimed Myths series brings together some of the finest writers of our time to provide a contemporary take on some of our most enduring stories. Here, the timeless and universal tales that reflect and shape our lives?mirroring our fears and desires, helping us make sense of the world?are revisited, updated, and made new. Margaret... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 10.99
By turns humorous and warm, stark and frightening, Bluebeard's Egg infuses a Canada of the 1940s, '50s and '80s with glowing childhood memories, the harsh realities of parents growing old, and the casual cruelty that men and women inflict on each other. Here is the familiar outer world of family summers at remote lakes, winters of political activism,... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 11.99
Controversial painter Elaine Risley returns from Vancouver for a retrospective of her work. Here, in Toronto, the city of her youth, she confronts the submerged layers of her past ? her unconventional family, her eccentric and brilliant brother, the self-righteous Mrs. Smeath, and the two men Elaine later came to love in diverse and sometimes disastrous... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 14.99
Dancing Girls is Margaret Atwood?s highly praised first collection of short fiction. In it she explores the dark intricacies of the mind, the complexities of human relationships, and the clashes between cultures. In the stories, the mundane and the bizarre intersect in unexpected ways: ex-wives indulge in an odd feast at a psychiatrist?s funeral;... more...