Margaret Atwood
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Margaret Atwood

MARGARET ATWOOD, whose work has been published in over thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition to The Handmaid's Tale, her novels include Cat's Eye, shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; and her most recent, Oryx and Crake, shortlisted for the 2003 Booker Prize. She lives in Toronto with writer Graeme Gibson.

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    • The Handmaid's Tale: Special Edition

    • By: Margaret Atwood, Valerie Martin - essay
    • Narrated by: Claire Danes, full cast, Margaret Atwood
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,170
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21,309
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21,244

    After a violent coup in the United States overthrows the Constitution and ushers in a new government regime, the Republic of Gilead imposes subservient roles on all women....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • WAIT WAIT WAIT WAIT WAIT

    • By ambER on 04-20-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Oryx and Crake

    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Campbell Scott
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,652
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,435
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,465

    The narrator of Atwood's riveting novel calls himself Snowman. When the story opens, he is sleeping in a tree...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Scary Stuff

    • By Doug on 07-21-03

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Alias Grace

    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Margaret Atwood, Sarah Gadon
    • Length: 15 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,820
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,675
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,667

    It's 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and his housekeeper and mistress....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read the book after watching the series.

    • By Sheri Martin on 12-30-17

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Year of the Flood

    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne, Katie MacNichol, Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,566
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,575

    The long-awaited new novel from Margaret Atwood. The Year of the Flood is a dystopic masterpiece and a testament to her visionary power.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Atwood at her very best!

    • By Linda Novak on 10-18-09

    Regular price: $35.93

    • MaddAddam

    • A Novel
    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne, Bob Walter, Robbie Daymond
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,496
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,220
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,228

    Bringing together Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood, this thrilling conclusion to Margaret Atwood's speculative fiction trilogy points toward the ultimate endurance of community, and love....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Fine Finish

    • By Bill S. on 01-31-14

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Blind Assassin

    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Margot Dionne
    • Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,467
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 858
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 855

    For the past twenty-five years, Margaret Atwood has written works of striking originality and imagination. In The Blind Assassin...

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible audio quality

    • By G. Sierra on 04-12-10

    Regular price: $27.95

    • Stone Mattress

    • Nine Tales
    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Margaret Atwood, Rob Delaney, Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 378
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 332

    A collection of highly imaginative short pieces that speak to our times with deadly accuracy. Vintage Atwood creativity, intelligence, and humor: think Alias Grace....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Includes 3 great short stories

    • By Vered on 02-12-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Heart Goes Last

    • A Novel
    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Mark Deakins
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,586
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,448
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,451

    Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has forced them to live in their car....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thoughtful and intriguing

    • By Stephanie on 10-01-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Cat's Eye

    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 422
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 378
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 384

    Cat's Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Sarah on 08-24-15

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Penelopiad

    • The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus
    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 286
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 196

    In Homer's account in The Odyssey, Penelope - wife of Odysseus and cousin of the beautiful Helen of Troy - is portrayed as the quintessential faithful wife....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Atwood- but not at her best

    • By sioux on 01-02-12

    Regular price: $19.99

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