“Bluebeard’s Egg” is not a work by Margaret Atwood; it’s a collection of short stories written by another Canadian author, Margaret Atwood’s contemporary, Alice Munro. Alice Munro is renowned for her mastery of the short story genre, and “Bluebeard’s Egg” is one of her collections, published in 1983.
The title story, “Bluebeard’s Egg,” is a modern reinterpretation of the Bluebeard fairy tale. The collection explores themes such as marriage, identity, and the complexities of human relationships. Munro’s writing is known for its depth, insight, and the skillful portrayal of characters and their inner lives.