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The handmaid's tale

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This visionary novel. in which God and Government are joined, and America is run as a Puritanical Theoracy, can be read as a companion volume to Orwell's 1984-its verso, in fact. It gives you the same degree of chill, even as it suggests the varieties of tyrannical experience; it evokes the same kind of horror even as its mordant wit makes you smile." E.L. Doctorow.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Dystopias
Fantastic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0395404258 9780395404256
OCLC Number: 299767347
Description: 311 Seiten ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.

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"This visionary novel. in which God and Government are joined, and America is run as a Puritanical Theoracy, can be read as a companion volume to Orwell's 1984-its verso, in fact. It gives you the same degree of chill, even as it suggests the varieties of tyrannical experience; it evokes the same kind of horror even as its mordant wit makes you smile." E.L. Doctorow.

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