Margaret Attwood Receives the Order of the Companions of Hon

Margaret Attwood Receives the Order of the Companions of Hon

Postby Mordu » Dec 29th, 2018, 4:40 pm

Wow! I’m stoked! :yahoo: :clapping:

“New Year Honours List: The Queen Recognises Twiggy, Thandie Newton And Margaret Atwood

http://www.vogue.co.uk/article/new-year ... -list-2019
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Postby d0nb » Dec 30th, 2018, 7:25 pm

Thanks for the encouragement, Lilibet. Perhaps this will inspire Atwood to write something worth reading. :up:
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Postby Mordu » Dec 30th, 2018, 8:31 pm

Try her trilogy. Speculative fiction may suit your taste.

Oryx and Crake

https://orl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/34852111

The Year of the Flood

https://orl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/115102111

MaddAddam

http://orl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/195208111



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Postby Mordu » Dec 31st, 2018, 5:15 am

Pigoons? :138:
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Postby The Green Barbarian » Dec 31st, 2018, 8:47 am

d0nb wrote:Thanks for the encouragement, Lilibet. Perhaps this will inspire Atwood to write something worth reading. :up:


yeah, that's never going to happen...
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Postby Mordu » Dec 31st, 2018, 1:44 pm

d0nb wrote:Thanks for the encouragement, Lilibet. Perhaps this will inspire Atwood to write something worth reading. :up:

The Green Barbarian wrote:yeah, that's never going to happen...

Mordu wrote:Pigoons? :138:


Interesting how you two don’t identify with Atwood’s “ominously smart and ferocious” pigoons that survive the plague—http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/welcome-to-atwoods-dystopia-plague-pigoons-and-pleeblands/article750144/
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Postby Mordu » Dec 31st, 2018, 2:10 pm

Oh, and happy new year.
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Postby d0nb » Dec 31st, 2018, 5:02 pm

Mordu wrote:Oh, and happy new year.


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