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Good Bones - Margaret Atwood
Good Bones
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These wise and witty writings home in on Shakespeare, tree stumps, ecological disasters, bodies (male and female), and theology, amongst other matters. We hear Gertrude's version of what really happened in Hamlet; an ugly sister and a wicked stepmother put in a good word for themselves,and a... show more
These wise and witty writings home in on Shakespeare, tree stumps, ecological disasters, bodies (male and female), and theology, amongst other matters. We hear Gertrude's version of what really happened in Hamlet; an ugly sister and a wicked stepmother put in a good word for themselves,and a reincarnated bat explains how Bram Stoker got Dracula hopelessly wrong. Good Bones is pure distilled Atwood - deliciously strong and bittersweet.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781853816154 (1853816159)
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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Can't Stop the Signal
Can't Stop the Signal rated it
3.0 Good Bones
A small collection of stories, mostly short. Some are funny, some are thoughtful and a few provoking, and then there are quite a few that I didn't get anything out of. I suspect others may feel the same, but pick different favourites.
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.5
This collection includes Atwood’s short story “The Female Body”, which is something that Barbie in her current Unapologetic Ad Campaign should read. Atwood’s collection is short fiction. Most of the stories are two pages, and the longest is five. Despite the short length of the pi...
esterb
esterb rated it
3.0 Good Bones B
Good bones is a col­lec­tion of short sto­ries; some very funny, some more serious.I really enjoyed the first five or six sto­ries, after that it was a bit down­hill for me, nonethe­less they were still good.The sub­jects vary from a inte­rior mono­logue from Gertrude, Hamlet’s mother — why all went...
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