The book features 15 short stories from the author

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This month on The Women’s Podcast book club, we’ve been reading Old Babes in the Wood, a collection of short stories from award-winning author Margaret Atwood.

The book explores themes of love and relationships, what it means to be human, the ageing process and dealing with loss. Seven stories within the book follow the lives of married couple Nell and Tig and the moments big and small that encapsulate their life together.

So what did our book clubbers Bernice Harrison, Niamh Towey, Ann and Róisín Ingle make of this collection by the 83 year-old author?

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