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My Evil Mother - Margaret Atwood (15)

ASIN: ‎ B09T971KPQ

  • Publisher: ‎ Amazon Original Stories (April 1, 2022)
  • Kindle: ‎ 5951 KB


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A bittersweet short story about mothers, daughters, and the witches’ brew of love—and control—that binds them, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid’s Tale and The Testaments.

Life is hard enough for a teenage girl in 1950s suburbia without having a mother who may—or may not—be a witch. A single mother at that. Sure, she fits in with her starched dresses, string of pearls, and floral aprons. Then there are the hushed and mystical consultations with neighborhood women in distress. The unsavory, mysterious plants in the flower beds. The divined warning to steer clear of a boyfriend whose fate is certainly doomed. But as the daughter of this bewitching homemaker comes of age and her mother’s claims become more and more outlandish, she begins to question everything she once took for granted.


Margaret Atwood is the author of more than thirty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays.

Margaret Atwood lives in Toronto, Canada.


My review for The Handmaid's Tale


REVIEW:
I'm wasn't going into this read with any expectations. Just the title intrigued me, so I grabbed it.
I'm glad I did too! It was a neat little story about a girl who's mom is a witch. As much as I would like to deny it, I connected to this story in so many ways. My mother is not a witch, but carries some of the same attributes. I empathized on so many levels.
It could've been longer and had more to it at the same time though.

3.5/5


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