COMP CLOSED: ‘Old Babes in the Wood’ by Margaret Atwood

The author of this week’s giveaway needs no introduction. For decades the stories of award-winning author Margaret Atwood have enchanted readers. We’re giving away three copies of her latest book Old Babes in the Wood. Here’s the blurb:

A highly personal new collection of stories by the bestselling, twice Booker-winning cultural icon.

A dazzling collection of fifteen stories from Margaret Atwood, the internationally acclaimed, award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments.

Margaret Atwood is celebrated as one of the most gifted storytellers in the world.

These stories explore the full warp and weft of experience, from two best friends disagreeing about their shared past, to the right way to stop someone from choking; from a daughter determining if her mother really is a witch, to what to do with inherited relics such as World War II parade swords.

They feature beloved cats, a confused snail, Martha Gellhorn, George Orwell, philosopher-astronomer-mathematician Hypatia of Alexandria, a cabal of elderly female academics, and an alien tasked with retelling human fairy tales.

At the heart of the collection is a stunning sequence that follows a married couple as they travel the road together, the moments big and small that make up a long life of love — and what comes after.

The glorious range of Atwood's creativity and humanity is on full beam in these tales, which by turns delight, illuminate and quietly devastate.

If you’d like to win a copy, simply tell us in ONE sentence what “small” moments you value most in life and why. Our favourite three entries will win a copy!

Entries close midday (Syd/Melb time) Monday 6 March.

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. THANKS FOR YOUR ENTRIES! WINNERS WILL BE CONTACTED BY EMAIL AND ANNOUNCED IN OUR NEWSLETTER.

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