EATING FIRE - Margaret Atwood's poetry - reissued with a stunning new jacket along with other titles from Margaret Atwood's backlist.
The evolution of Margaret Atwood s poetry illuminates a major literary talent. Through bus trips and postcards, wilderness and trivia, she reflects the passion and energy of a writer intensely engaged with her craft and the world. In this volume, two previous selections, Poems 1965-1975 and Poems 1976-1986 are presented together with Morning in the Burned House.
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.
Lean, symbolic, thoroughly Atwoodesque prose honed into elegant columns... * SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY * Detached, ironic... poems that sing off the page and sting * Michele Roberts * An acute and poetic observer of the eternal, universal rum relations between women and men * THE TIMES * Atwood is the quiet Mata Hari, the mysterious, violent figure ... who pits herself against the ordered too-clean world like an arsonist * Michael Ondaatje *
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 28th January 2010
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 16.4 x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1