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The handmaid's tale

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1996.
Series: Contemporary classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function - to breed. If she deviates, she will be killed. But even an oppressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Dystopias
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0099740915 9780099740919
OCLC Number: 59619332
Notes: Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 1986.
Awards: Winner of Arthur C. Clarke Award 1987.
Description: 324 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Contemporary classics.
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.

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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  Read more...

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