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#Margaret Atwood
geniuss-loci · 3 hours ago
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Margaret Atwood from Power Politics
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weusetobegiants · 3 hours ago
All peoples are driven to the point of eating their gods after a time: it's the old greed for a plateful of outer space, that craving for darkness, the lust to feel what it does to you when your teeth meet in divinity, in the flesh, when you swallow it down and you can see with its own cold eyes, look out through murder.
Margaret Atwood, from Selected Poems II: 1976 - 1986
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wedge-of-words · 4 hours ago
there is so much silence between the words
Margaret Atwood, 'In the Secular Night'
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local-n8tive · 12 hours ago
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firstfullmoon · 14 hours ago
This is your hand, these are my hands, this is the world, which is round but not flat and has more colors than we can see.
It begins, it has an end, this is what you will come back to, this is your hand.
— Margaret Atwood, from “You Begin”
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the-book-diaries · 15 hours ago
I’m not sure which is worse: intense feeling, or the absence of it.
— Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin
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theladyonfire · 17 hours ago
But we’ve lost the knack;
also there’s other music.
All we hear in the wind’s plainsong
is the wind.
Margaret Atwood, Dearly
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theladyonfire · 18 hours ago
Though our feastfires have faded to candles
we’re hooked on the same old gods,
much diminished.
They no longer talk to us
but that’s okay:
we do enough talking.
Margaret Atwood, Dearly
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“Whose dream is this, I would like to know:
is this a manufactured
hallucination, a cynical fiction, a lure
for export only?”
                                  ----Margaret Atwood
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whatwhatjpg · a day ago
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– Galiano Coast: Four Entrances, Margaret Atwood
this place makes you uneasy, doctor?  this place is beautiful to me, even now
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weusetobegiants · a day ago
It begins, it has an end, this is what you will come back to, this is your hand.
Margaret Atwood, from Selected Poems II: 1976 - 1986
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suzilight · a day ago
If it's a story I'm telling, then I have control over the ending... But if it's a story, even in my head, I must be telling it to someone. You don't tell a story only to yourself. There's always someone else. Even when there is no one.
Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale
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bibliotekaldapeta · a day ago
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Margaret Atwood
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elizabethanism · a day ago
Only time “screw poetry” is acceptable
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Margaret Atwood
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hirxeth · a day ago
And it was true, the brass pendulum swinging back and forth did look like a tongue, licking the lips of an invisible mouth. Eating up time.
Margaret Atwood, from The Blind Assassin
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justlesbian · a day ago
The BBC estimates that most people will only read 6 books out of the 100 listed below. Bold the titles you’ve read.
1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
2 Lord of the Rings - J. R. R. Tolkien
3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter series
5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
6 The Bible
7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman (only first book though)
10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
18 Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
19 The Time Traveller’s Wife - Audrey Niffeneger
20 Middlemarch – George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis
34 Emma – Jane Austen
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis
37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne
41 Animal Farm – George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving
45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding
50 Atonement – Ian McEwan
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geniuss-loci · 2 days ago
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Margaret Atwood from Morning in the Burnt House
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birdyisanightingale · 2 days ago
We get June's thoughts periodically throughout each episode, but what was Nick thinking? This is going to be a series where I take key Nick/June moments from the series and imagine what they would sound like with Nick as the Narrator.
Please go show some love to my very first bit of writing on Ao3!
Blessed be the fruit loops, Bitches x
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geniuss-loci · 2 days ago
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Margaret Atwood
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