Old Babes in the Wood

Old Babes in the Wood

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 14/03/2024
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Synopsis

The instant number one bestseller from the legendary Margaret Atwood

My heart is broken, Nell thinks. But in our family we don’t say, ‘My heart is broken.’ We say, ‘Are there any cookies?’

In this dazzling collection of stories we meet beloved cats, George Orwell, a daughter whose mother may or may not be a witch, a cabal of elderly female academics, and an alien tasked with retelling human fairy tales. And we meet and re-meet Nell and Tig, a long-married couple, and see the moments big and small that make up a life of love – and what comes after.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781529925043
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Weight: 195g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 17 mm

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Old Babes in the Wood
We're not getting out of here alive
This collection is the proverbial curate’s egg. The heart of it is a series of linked stories about a couple,Tig and Nell, charting their married life toge... READ MORE
Trevelyan wright