In this collection of miscellaneous writings by Margaret Atwood, Gertrude describes 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.
Everything she forms in words has substance and weight - DAILY TELEGRAPH
Atwood's offbeat fiction is always charming, insightful and provocative. - PREVIEW
Full of fun and invention, with an edge that cuts through preconceptions ... an entertaining sampler of Atwood's cleverness and imagination - NICOLETTE Jones, INDEPENDENT on Sunday
A novelist and poet of great gifts - GUARDIAN
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than thirty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. The Handmaid's Tale, Cat's Eye and Alias Grace have all been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and now Oryx and Crake for the 2003 Booker prize. She has won many literary prizes in other countries.