Wilderness Tips

Wilderness Tips

Margaret Atwood


In each one of those stories Margaret Atwood deftly illuminates the one quick that shapes a complete existence: in a couple of short pages we watch as characters development from the vulnerabilities of youth during the passions of minor into the precarious complexities of center age.  By superimposing the prior at the current, Atwood paints inside landscapes formed by way of time, remorse, and life's misplaced possibilities, endowing even the banal with a feeling of mystery.  Richly layered and anxious, poignant every now and then and scathingly witty at others, the tales in Wilderness Tips take us into the unusual and mystery locations of the guts and tell the accepted international within which we are living with truths that minimize to the bone.

Margaret Atwood is the writer of over twenty-five books, together with fiction, poetry, and essays.  Among her most modern works are the bestselling novels Alias Grace and The Robber Bride and the collections Wilderness Tips and Good Bones and straightforward Murders.  She lives in Toronto.

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