In Margaret Atwood’s Latest, The Past Is Powerfully Present
September 13, 2014
Many characters find that they’re powerfully affected by things that happened years ago, in their youth.
“It does seem to be a human characteristic, that in fact those things, although you may forget about them in your 20s, they are the sub-layer upon which your life is based. And they come back,”
the Future Library project
the message-in-the-bottle metaphor for writing any book.
You will also never know whether they understand it because the language may have changed in that time.
Fiction: Transgressive treats
Paul L. McEuen
Paul L. McEuen relishes Margaret Atwood’s acerbic tales of sex, hallucinations and death by stromatolite.