Lovereading.co.uk

Search
  • Follow us on Facebook
  • Follow us on Twitter
Register



Vouchers






Margaret Atwood Book and Novel    

Margaret Atwood - Author


Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa and grew up in northern Ontario and Quebec, and Toronto. She received her undergraduate degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master's degree from Radcliffe College.
 

She is the author of more than twenty-five volumes of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction and is perhaps best known for her novels, which include The Edible Woman, The Handmaid's Tale, The Robber Bride and Alias Grace. Her novel, The Blind Assassin,  won the prestigious Booker Prize in 2000.
 
Margaret Atwood currently lives in Toronto with novelist Graeme Gibson.

 

Author photo © George Whiteside


If you like Margaret Atwood you might also like to read books by Neil Gaiman, Glen David Gold and J G Ballard

Featured Books, with extracts, by Margaret Atwood


The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood
One of Belle de Jour's favourite books. September 2010 Guest Editor Belle de Jour on Margaret Atwood... Atwood’s books hugely influenced my reading style (though probably not my writing style!). I love the way she weaves research so seamlessly into...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2011
Lovereading Price: £5.99 - Saving £2.00 (25%)
     

The Year of the Flood
Margaret Atwood
This is essentially a follow up to Oryx and Crake tells the story of that world created there from a totally different perspective. It may help in some ways to have read the previous novel but it does read...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/07/2010
Lovereading Price: £6.74 - Saving £2.25 (25%)
     

The Tent
Margaret Atwood
A new collection of dazzling short fiction from Booker winning author Margaret Atwood. These super-short little 'fictional essays' are as fantastically well-written as you would expect from a literary giant such as Atwood. Each one is like a poem in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2006
Lovereading Price: £9.74 - Saving £3.25 (25%)
     

The Blind Assassin
Margaret Atwood
A 2011 World Book Night selection. Atwood's Booker prize-winning novel reissued with a striking new jacket along with other titles from Margaret Atwood's backlist. Lyrical, outrageous, formidable, compelling and funny, this is a novel filled with deep humour and dark drama. Our...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/09/2001
Lovereading Price: £6.74 - Saving £2.25 (25%)
     

The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood
July 2013 Guest Editor Cath Staincliffe on The Handmaid's Tale... A story about a terrifying dystopian world, ruled by a military and religious dictatorship which is homophobic, racist and misogynistic. Where infertility is rife, the handmaid’s role is to bear...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/1998
Lovereading Price: £6.74 - Saving £2.25 (25%)
     

The Edible Woman
Margaret Atwood
Although set in the mid 1960’s this is still a relevant book about marriage and relationships and explores the characters in a depth. July 2010 Guest Editor Louise Candlish on Margaret Atwood... I read Atwood’s first novel some time after the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/1980
Lovereading Price: £7.49 - Saving £2.50 (25%)
     

In Other Worlds SF and the Human Imagination
Margaret Atwood
IN OTHER WORLDS: SF AND THE HUMAN IMAGINATION is Margaret Atwood's account of her relationship with the literary form we have come to know as 'science fiction'. This relationship has been lifelong, stretching from her days as a child reader...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2012
Lovereading Price: £7.49 - Saving £2.50 (25%)
     

MaddAddam
Margaret Atwood
Toby, a survivor of the man-made plague that has swept the earth, is telling stories. Stories left over from the old world, and stories that will determine a new one. Listening hard is young Blackbeard, one of the innocent Crakers,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2014
Lovereading Price: £6.74 - Saving £2.25 (25%)
     

Stone Mattress Nine Tales
Margaret Atwood
A recently widowed fantasy writer is guided through a stormy winter evening by the voice of her late husband. An elderly lady with Charles Bonnet syndrome comes to terms with the little people she keeps seeing, while a newly formed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2014
Lovereading Price: £14.24 - Saving £4.75 (25%)
     

 Loading other books by Margaret Atwood...


Share or bookmark this page

Share this page on Facebook and Twitter.


Tell a friend about this page on Lovereading.co.uk.

We respect your privacy. The names and e-mail addresses you enter are used only for sending this message. Please read our Privacy Policy.
Your Friend's Name
Your Friend's Email
Your Name
Your E-mail
Your Message
(max. 1024 characters)
 
Share this author
Author Info
Author's Website
www.margaretatwood.ca/

FacebookAuthor's Facebook
Find Margaret Atwood on Facebook

Author's Facebook Latest
Loading facebook updates...

TwitterAuthor's Tweets
Did you know
At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Margaret Atwood and hundreds of other authors.






 
LovereadingLovereading4kids - Love Reading for KidsLIST ALL FEATURED AUTHORS