The Tent

Author(s): Margaret Atwood

Short Stories

Dazzling short fiction from Booker Prize winner, Margaret Atwood. One of the world's most celebrated authors, Margaret Atwood has penned a collection of smart and entertaining fictional essays, in the genre of her popular books Good Bones and Murder in the Dark, punctuated with wonderful illustrations by the author. Chilling and witty, prescient and personal, delectable and tart, these highly imaginative, vintage Atwoodian essays speak on a broad range of subjects, reflecting the times we live in with deadly accuracy and knife-edge precision.
First published 2006.


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A witty, deliciously, viciously entertaining new collection from one of our finest, Booker-winning, authorsIllustrated by Margaret Atwood herself, with seven black-and-white drawings

'[Atwood] is an accomplished miniaturist... She can pack more wallop into less space than any other writer in her weight class.' Globe and Mail 'Atwood infuses [her] bracing little narratives with the full force of her drollness, anger, shrewdness, sass, and humour.' Booklist 'She never fails to entertain' Sunday Times 'Atwood is one of the most inventive, enthralling and accomplished authors writing in English' Sunday Times

Margaret Atwood's books have been published in over thirty-five countries. She is the author of more than thirty works, which include fiction, poetry and critical essays. Of her novels, The Blind Assassin won the 2000 Booker Prize and Alias Grace won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy. Her eleventh novel, Oryx and Crake, was published in 2003. She lives in Toronto, with writer Graeme Gibson.

General Fields

  • : 9780747582250
  • : Bloomsbury
  • : bloomsbury
  • : March 2006
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Margaret Atwood
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 818.54
  • : 176
  • : Illustrations