Category Archives: Margaret Atwood

Isolation and Contagion: A Lockdown Reading List

Themed readings may not be for everyone, but if you’re looking for literary companions during these socially isolated times, it no longer feels like such bad taste to finally publish the Coronavirus Lockdown Reading List I’ve been mulling over since … Continue reading

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And the Prize for the Most Evil Woman in Fiction Goes To …

I’m interrupting my series of Bailey’s shortlist reviews to detour into something that I both love and hate in literature.  I love properly evil characters; from Lady Macbeth to Septimus Snape, everyone knows that the characters who really stick with … Continue reading

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I love Margaret Atwood

I love Margaret Atwood.  I would say that I was her biggest fan, but I suspect that line of thinking would descend into a childish competition with other rivals to the claim. In honour of Atwood’s new book, ‘The Heart … Continue reading

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