Margaret Atwood's classic short stories reissued with a stunning new jacket style along with other titles from her backlist.
These wise and witty writings home in on Shakespeare, tree stumps, ecological disasters, bodies (male and female), and theology, amongst other matters. We hear Gertrude's version of what really happened in Hamlet; an ugly sister and a wicked stepmother put in a good word for themselves,and a reincarnated bat explains how Bram Stoker got Dracula hopelessly wrong. Good Bones is pure distilled Atwood - deliciously strong and bittersweet.
About the Author
Margaret Atwood was born in Ottawa in 1939. She is Canada's most eminent novelist and poet is the author of more than thirty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. The Handmaid's Tale, Cat's Eye and Alias Grace have all been shortlisted for the Booker Prize and she has won many literary prizes in other countries. Her work has been translated into thirty-three languages. Her latest novel, The Blind Assassin won the 2000 Booker Prize.
A marvellous miniature sample case of Atwood's sensuous and sardonic talents TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT Savagely hilarous THE LIST Her wit and humour are perfectly complemented by a penetrating eye for the false and absurd THE SUNDAY TIMES Full of fun and invention, with an edge that cuts through preconceptions...an entertaining sampler of Atwood's cleverness and imagination NICOLETTE JONES, INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 28th January 2010
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.9 x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.12
Edition Number: 1