Well known and award winning Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s latest book The Heart Goes Last is set in a near future dystopia at a time of complete financial collapse.
A story full of dark truths and touching on serious themes, The Heart Goes Last began in serial form for an online website. It shows Margaret Atwood is still writing provocative and thought provoking work.
Charmaine and Stan are a married couple living in their car, trying to stay afloat financially. They answer an advertisement for people to take part in a “social experiment” where they give up their freedom every second month.
Atwood is the author of more than 35 volumes including fiction, poetry and children’s books.