The Tent by Margaret Atwood
The Tent: Book summary and reviews of The Tent by Margaret Atwood
The Tent Summary
The mini-fictions and micro-dramas in this collection from the inimitable Margaret Atwood will amuse, enchant, and enlighten readers. The Tent contains a broad range of topics and an amazing variety of literary forms--from parodies to playlets, from monologues and meditations to mock epics.... Chilling and witty, prescient and personal, delectable and tart, this is vintage Atwood. Enhanced by the author's delightful drawings, it is perfect for Valentine's Day, and any other occasion that demands a special, out-of-the-ordinary gift.
The Tent Reviews
'In this odd set of terse, mostly prose ripostes, Atwood takes stock of life and career - "this graphomania in a flimsy cave" - and finds both come up short.' - PW.
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Margaret Atwood Author Biography
Margaret Atwood was born in Ottawa, Ontario, in 1939. She is the daughter of a forest entomologist, and spent part of her early years in the bush of North Quebec. She moved, at the age of seven, to Toronto. She studied at the University of Toronto, then took her masters degree at Radcliffe College, Massachusetts, in 1962.
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