By the author of The Handmaid's Tale and Alias Grace
A leathery bog-man transforms an old love affair; a sweet, gruesome gift is sent by the wife of an ex-lover; landscape paintings are haunted by the ghost of a young girl. This dazzling collection of ten short stories takes us into familiar Atwood territory to reveal the logic of irrational behaviour and the many textures lying beneath ordinary life.
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays, and won the Man Booker for THE BLIND ASSASSIN. Her latest novel, THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD is published in Virago paperback in August 2010.