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By turns humorous and warm, stark and frightening, Bluebeard'S Egg glows with childhood memories, the reality of parents growing old, and the casual cruelty men and women inflict on each other. Here is the familiar outer world of family summers at remote lakes, winters of political activism, and seasons of exotic friends, mundane lives, and unexpected loves. But here too is the inner world of hidden places and all that emerges from them-the intimately personal, the fantastic, the shockingly real...whether it's what lives in a mysterious locked room or the secret feelings we all conceal. In this dramatic and far-ranging collection, Margaret Atwood proves why she is a true master of the genre.

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By turns humorous, warm, stark, and frightening, these stories glow with childhood memories, the reality of parents growing old, and the casual cruelty men and women inflict on one another. Here is the familiar outer world of family summers at remote lakes, winters of political activism, and seasons of exotic friends, mundane lives, and unexpected loves. But here, too, is the inner world of hidden places and all that emerges from them.

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By turns humorous and warm, stark and frightening, Bluebeard'S Egg glows with childhood memories, the reality of parents growing old, and the casual cruelty men and women inflict on each other. Here is the familiar outer world of family summers at remote lakes, winters of political activism, and seasons of exotic friends, mundane lives, and unexpected loves. But here too is the inner world of hidden places and all that emerges from them-the intimately personal, the fantastic, the shockingly real...whether it's what lives in a mysterious locked room or the secret feelings we all conceal. In this dramatic and far-ranging collection, Margaret Atwood proves why she is a true master of the genre.

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ISBN:
9780385491044
Author:
Atwood, Margaret Eleanor
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Author:
Atwood, Margaret
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Canada
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
Short stories, American
Subject:
Bratash and arash factacn (factacnal wcrks by
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 5
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.95x5.23x.75 in. .46 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , By turns humorous, warm, stark, and frightening, these stories glow with childhood memories, the reality of parents growing old, and the casual cruelty men and women inflict on one another. Here is the familiar outer world of family summers at remote lakes, winters of political activism, and seasons of exotic friends, mundane lives, and unexpected loves. But here, too, is the inner world of hidden places and all that emerges from them.
"Synopsis" by , By turns humorous and warm, stark and frightening, Bluebeard'S Egg glows with childhood memories, the reality of parents growing old, and the casual cruelty men and women inflict on each other. Here is the familiar outer world of family summers at remote lakes, winters of political activism, and seasons of exotic friends, mundane lives, and unexpected loves. But here too is the inner world of hidden places and all that emerges from them-the intimately personal, the fantastic, the shockingly real...whether it's what lives in a mysterious locked room or the secret feelings we all conceal. In this dramatic and far-ranging collection, Margaret Atwood proves why she is a true master of the genre.
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