My endless love for Margaret Atwood is a sequel to a sequel
How do I love the heroic Canadian writer? Let me count the ways
“I’m afraid you’re my favourite human so I will pretend to be objective, but I can’t be.”
These were my first words to Margaret Atwood when I interviewed her in 2017 and, having wept when I saw the image on her Instagram account of the author standing prophet-style, hand raised, to mark the publication of her new book, The Testaments, this strength of feeling endures.
Indeed, I’m weeping now, along with the legions of Atwood superfans lining the streets of London to salute the celebrated Canadian author as the global heroine she is...