Dearly: Poems

November 10, 2020|
Dearly: Poems by Margaret Atwood
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The collection of a lifetime from the bestselling novelist and poet.

By turns moving, playful and wise, the poems gathered in Dearly are about absences and endings, ageing and retrospection, but also about gifts and renewals. They explore bodies and minds in transition, as well as the everyday objects and rituals that embed us in the present. Werewolves, sirens and dreams make their appearance, as do various forms of animal life and fragments of our damaged environment.

Before she became one of the world's most important and loved novelists, Atwood was a poet. Dearly is her first collection in over a decade. It brings together many of her most recognizable and celebrated themes, but distilled - from minutely perfect descriptions of the natural world to startlingly witty encounters with aliens, from pressing political issues to myth and legend. It is a pure Atwood delight, and long-term readers and new fans alike will treasure its insight, empathy and humour.
MARGARET ATWOOD, whose work has been published in more than forty-five countries, is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry, critical essays, and graphic novels. In addition to The Handmaid's Tale, now an award-winning TV series, her novels include The Testaments, winner of the 2019 Booker Prize; Cat's Eye, short-listed...
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Title:Dearly: PoemsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:96 pages, 8.75 X 5.62 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 8.75 X 5.62 X 0.98 inPublished:November 10, 2020Publisher:McClelland & StewartLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0771000774

ISBN - 13:9780771000775

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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