Who Says Murder is for the Young? “Stone Mattress” by Margaret Atwood

StoneMattressAtwood’s tales live up to her reputation: nine frothy, witty, macabre stories, the first trio of which are carefully and tangentially intertwined, all of which are enough to draw out a snicker and to stand your hair on end.

Atwood has never shied away from nontraditional protagonists and Stone Mattress is no different; her characters skew older, from a middle aged widow to an elderly woman in a recently overrun retirement home to sixty something woman out to kill the man who ruined her life.  Hollywood may have a hard time believing that life exists after age thirty, but Atwood makes no such mistake here.

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