Margaret Atwood is Canada's most eminent novelist, poet and critic. Her books include The Edible Woman, Surfacing, Lady Oracle, Life Before Man, Bodily Harm, The Handmaid's Tale (winner of both the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction and the Governor-General's Award, shortlisted for the Booker Prize and made in a major film). Cat's Eye (also shortlisted for the Booker Prize) The Robber Bride and Alias Grace. Finally, The Blind Assassin won the Booker Prize in 2000.
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by Random House Australia on 26 February 2015
Edward St Aubyn, author of the acclaimed Patrick Melrose novels, joins the Hogarth Shakespeare series to retell one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, King Lear. St Aubyn is the eighth author commissioned for the Hogarth Shakespeare series, which sees Shakespeare’s plays reimagined by some of today’s bestselling and most celebrated writers.
by Random House Australia on 29 May 2014
Gillian Flynn, author of the critically acclaimed, multi-million copy bestseller Gone Girl, will write a novel based on Hamlet for the Hogarth Shakespeare series, a major international publishing initiative across the Penguin Random House Group that presents retellings of Shakespeare for contemporary readers by some of today’s best-known international writers.