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Margaret Atwood

Margeret Atwood is an award winning Canadian author, poet, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist.

She has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize no less than five times - winning the award in 2000 for her novel "The Blind Assassin. She has won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Prince of Asturias, the Trillium Book Award three times and many others.

She has been given nineteen honoury degrees from various Universities including Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge and Leeds. Her work has received widespread critical acclaim.


    • The Edible Woman (1969)
    • Surfacing (1972)
    • Lady Oracle (1976)
    • Life Before Man (1979)
    • Bodily Harm (1981)
    • The Handmaid's Tale ()
    • Cat's Eye (1988)
    • The Robber Bride (1993)
    • Alias Grace (1996)
    • The Blind Assassin (2000)
    • Oryx and Crake (2003)
    • The Penelopiad (2005)
    • The Year of the Flood (2009)
    • MaddAddam (2013)
    • The Heart Goes Last (2015)
    • Scribbler Moon (2114)
Wonder has no opposite; it springs up already doubled in itself, compounded of dread and desire at once, attraction and recoil, producing a thrill, the shudder of pleasure and fear.
- Marina Warner

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