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Bluebeard's Egg is a collection of short stories by Canadian author Margaret Atwood, first published in 1983. In this collection, Atwood explores the politics of sex and heterosexual relationships, examining the emotions, betrayals, and casualties of such relationships
Only 17 left in stock (more on the way). Washington Post Book World
Only 17 left in stock (more on the way). Washington Post Book World. Bluebeard's Egg is a book to be read and re-read, to be talked about and savored. -London (Ontario) Free Press. Margaret Atwood conceals the kick of a perfume bottle converted into a Molotov cocktail.
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With Bluebeard's Egg, her second short story collection, Atwood covers a dramatic range of storytelling, her scope encompassing the many moods of her characters, from the desolate to the hilarious. The stories are set in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1980s and concern themselves with relationships of various sorts. There is a man who finds himself surrounded by women who are literally shrinking, and a woman whose life is dominated by a fear of nuclear warfare; there are telling relationships among parents and children.
Past the garage the lot sweeps downwards, into the ravine; it’s a wilderness there, of bushes and branches and what Sally thinks of as vines.
It has nothing to do with Edward’s kids, in their earlier incarnations, before Sally’s time; it’s more ancient than that, and falling apart. Sally would like it cleared away.
Washington Post Book World By turns humorous and warm, stark and frightening, "Bluebeard'S Egg glows with childhood memories, the reality o. .
Washington Post Book World. Atwood's prose in Bluebeard's Egg is powerful, elegant and mellifluous to an extraordinary degree. From the Inside Flap. By turns humorous and warm, stark and frightening, "Bluebeard'S Egg glows with childhood memories, the reality of parents growing old, and the casual cruelty men and women inflict on each other. Here is the familiar outer world of family summers at remote lakes, winters of political activism, and seasons of exotic friends, mundane lives, and unexpected loves.
In these exceptional short stories, by turns funny and searingly honest, Margaret Atwood captures brilliantly the complex forces that govern our relationships, and the powerful emotions that guide them.