By Margaret Atwood
In every one of those stories Margaret Atwood deftly illuminates the only immediate that shapes a complete lifestyles: in a couple of short pages we watch as characters development from the vulnerabilities of youth in the course of the passions of juvenile into the precarious complexities of center age. By superimposing the previous at the current, Atwood paints inside landscapes formed by means of time, remorse, and life's misplaced percentages, endowing even the banal with a feeling of mystery. Richly layered and irritating, poignant from time to time and scathingly witty at others, the tales in Wilderness Tips take us into the unusual and mystery areas of the guts and tell the wide-spread international during 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.