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The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

Author: Margaret Atwood
Series: The Handmaid's Tale
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The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function- to breed . If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. . . . .

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'Compulsively readable' Daily Telegraph


"Out of a narrative shadowed by terror, gleam sharp perceptions, brilliant intense images and sardonic wit" -- Peter Kemp Independent "The Handmaid's Tale is both a superlative exercise in science fiction and a profoundly felt moral story" -- Angela Carter "Moving, vivid and terrifying. I only hope it's not prophetic" -- Conor Cruise O'Brien The Listener "The images of brilliant emptiness are one of the most striking aspects of this novel about totalitarian blindness...the effect is chilling" -- Linda Taylor Sunday Times "Powerful...admirable" -- Robert Irwin Time Out

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General Fields

  • : 9780099511663
  • : penguin random house
  • : Vintage Classics
  • : June 2010
  • : May 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1210
  • : 336
  • : Margaret Atwood
  • : Paperback