The Handmaid's Tale
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The Handmaid's Tale

By Margaret Atwood

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Format: Paperback, 336 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 22 May 2017
WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION FROM MARGARET ATWOODThe 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. Brilliantly conceived and executed, this powerful vision of the future gives full rein to Margaret Atwood's irony, wit and astute perception.

About the Author

Margaret Atwood is Canada's most eminent novelist, poet and critic. Her books include The Edible Woman, Surfacing, Lady Oracle, Life Before Man, Bodily Harm, The Handmaid's Tale (winner of both the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction and the Governor-General's Award, shortlisted for the Booker Prize and made in a major film). Cat's Eye (also shortlisted for the Booker Prize) The Robber Bride and Alias Grace. Finally, The Blind Assassin won the Booker Prize in 2000.

Reviews

"Compulsively readable" * Daily Telegraph * "The mother of all feminist dystopian novels." -- Sarra Manning * Red *

EAN: 9781784873189
ISBN: 1784873187
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.1 centimeters (0.22 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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