Published to coincide with Margaret Atwood's 70th birthday, as part of a series of seven special editions of Margaret Atwood's best work to date: Surfacing, The Handmaid's Tale, Cat's Eye, The Robber Bride, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin and Oryx and Crake Each book in this special edition series (1,500 copies per title) will be beautifully produced with lavishly illustrated covers printed on cloth and silver endpapers First published in 1972
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, The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize, and Oryx and Crake, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2003. Her latest novel, The Year of the Flood, is published by Bloomsbury in September 2009. She was awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature in 2008. Margaret Atwood lives in Toronto, Canada.
'One of the most important novels of the twentieth century...utterly remarkable' New York Times 'Utterly absorbing and satisfying' Sunday Times 'A stunning and satisfying book' Time Out 'A deep understanding of human behaviour' Marilyn French