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By Margaret Atwood | Comments: ( 448 ) | Date: ( Jan 28, 2020 )


  • Title: Surfacing/Life Before Man/The Handmaid's Tale
  • Author: Margaret Atwood
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 243
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About Author:

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa and grew up in northern Ontario, Quebec, and Toronto She received her undergraduate degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master s degree from Radcliffe College.Throughout her writing career, Margaret Atwood has received numerous awards and honourary degrees She is the author of than thirty five volumes of poetry, children s literature, fiction, and non fiction and is perhaps best known for her novels, which include The Edible Woman 1970 , The Handmaid s Tale 1983 , The Robber Bride 1994 , Alias Grace 1996 , and The Blind Assassin, which won the prestigious Booker Prize in 2000 Atwood s dystopic novel, Oryx and Crake, was published in 2003 The Tent mini fictions and Moral Disorder short stories both appeared in 2006 Her most recent volume of poetry, The Door, was published in 2007 Her non fiction book, Payback Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth in the Massey series, appeared in 2008, and her most recent novel, The Year of the Flood, in the autumn of 2009 Ms Atwood s work has been published in than forty languages, including Farsi, Japanese, Turkish, Finnish, Korean, Icelandic and Estonian In 2004 she co invented the Long Pen TM.Margaret Atwood currently lives in Toronto with writer Graeme Gibson Associations Margaret Atwood was President of the Writers Union of Canada from May 1981 to May 1982, and was President of International P.E.N Canadian Centre English Speaking from 1984 1986 She and Graeme Gibson are the Joint Honourary Presidents of the Rare Bird Society within BirdLife International Ms Atwood is also a current Vice President of PEN International.

Comments Surfacing/Life Before Man/The Handmaid's Tale

  • ramblerjessica

    interesting novels. i really like margaret atwood, and though i couldn't quite figure out why these three novels were put together, in the end i truly enjoyed the progression they represented.i enjoyed the handmaid's tale the most, and found it interesting that the most common thread all three novels shared was the characters desire for a cigarette.

  • Michelle

    I was disappointed in The Handmaid's Tale. This is a dystopian story about a Handmaid who had a normal life before a sort of revolution and takeover. Women are no longer allowed to hold jobs, read, or even fall in love. All marriages are arranged, and if a woman is lucky, she will get to be a Wife. But if a Wife fails to have a child, the husband is assigned a Handmaid. The Handmaid's only purpose is to participate in a once a month ritual to hopefully be impregnated, but she also gets a daily t [...]

  • Erin Reilly-Sanders

    While the story line about the loss of women's rights within a dystopian social is repugnant, it somehow manages to still capture the imagination and draw the reader into the story. While one might expect the society created by human reproduction limited by choice and mutation caused by the presence of toxins to be futuristic, the Republic of Gilead manages to still feel in the future of our current world but regresses into the past in a particularly unique way. I think that by focusing on the m [...]

  • Jenn Lee

    This is my fourth time reading this book. Every single time is a true pleasure. You cringe at the turn of every page of this postmodern forlorn society she's imagined where women have reverted back to property. There is a line worth quoting on nearly every page.

  • Capnniknak

    I loved reading this - fast paced and shocking!

  • Maria


  • Rebekkila

    I didn't care for Life before Man or Surfacing but I loved the Handmaid's Tale. I can totally see why it was a banned book. I think this is a book club type of book. There is a lot to discuss.

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