On the strength of The Door, we should regard Atwood as a poet first and foremost - just one who happens to be a highly regarded novelist (SUNDAY HERALD
One of the best books by one of the best poets writing in English, written in a sparse, elegaic tone that combines illuminating intelligence with caustic humour and wisdom (Alberto Manguel, TLS
Margaret Atwood is not only a riveting novelist, she is also a witty and inventive poet (THE TIMES
From the highly acclaimed novelist, comes a new collection of poetry. She is 'the quiet Mata Hari' of poetry - Michael Ondaatje
About the Author
Margaret Atwood 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 now Oryx and Crake for the 2003 Booker prize. She has won many literary prizes in other countries.