Dancing Girls - Margaret Atwood Reviews
Description:ISBN 0099741113 / Author: Margaret Atwood / Genre: Fiction
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by - written on 28/04/10 (Very useful, 69 readings)
'Dancing Girls' is collection of fourteen short stories about 'average' people and their lives. Of course the stories are anything but average, packed with Atwood's acute observations on domestic life and her rich, lyrical prose. Although I am not generally a fan of short stories, her habit of exploring ideas through her writing rather than plots, is definitely suited to this medium. There is a huge amount of variety in the types of stories in the book which means there is likely something to appeal to everyone. Some, like 'A Man from Mars' and 'When it Happens' are bizarre, surreal stories that do leave you wondering what you were just reading about. Others, ... Read the complete review
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