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Margaret Atwood is the author of more than thirty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays.
In addition to the classic The Handmaid's Tale, her novels include Cat's Eye, shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy, The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize and Oryx and Crake, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Her most recent novel, The Year of the Flood, was published in 2009. She was awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature in 2008.
Margaret Atwood lives in Toronto, Canada.
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This collection of seventy-three poems includes poems culled from "Two Headed Poems," "True Stories," and "Interlunar," as well as seventeen poems not previously published in America in book form.
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5.0 out of 5 starsWay with words4 April 2013
By K. Harvey - Published on Amazon.com
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Margaret Atwood is known for her prose, but for those not familiar with her poetry, she is compelling and graphic as a poet as well. HIghly recommended.
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4.0 out of 5 starsA Mixed Bag13 Aug 2000
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
I picked this book up randomly, being a fan of her novels but not familiar with her complete body of work. I find that her short stories are more satisfying and expressive than her poems, although one of my favorite poems of all time is in this collection. Still, it is a mixed bag overall; some poems are gems and some are absolutely ignorable.