The hugely anticipated new novel from the acclaimed Margaret Atwood, whose credentials including both winning and twice being shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Margaret Atwood's novels are always bestsellers; The Blind Assassin has sold half a million copies in the UK alone. Margaret Atwood will personally launch this book with an unprecedented 'dramatic and musical presentation tour' throughout the UK, and will get huge media coverage.
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than thirty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. In addition to the classic The Handmaid's Tale, her novels include Cat's Eye, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy, and The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize. Her most recent novel, Oryx and Crake, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2003. She lives in Toronto, Canada.
Praise for Margaret Atwood: 'Margaret Atwood is one of the most brilliant and unpredictable novelists alive' - Literary Review 'Margaret Atwood deserves an adjective - Atwoodian - in recognition of her virtuoso wit and unmistakeable style' - Chicago Tribune 'Everything she forms in words has substance and weight' - Daily Telegraph