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The Handmaid's Tale.

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Gardners Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A gripping vision of our society radically overturned by a theocratic revolution, Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale has become one of the most powerful and most widely read novels of our time. Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, serving in the household of the enigmatic Commander and his bitter wife. She may go out once a day to markets whose signs are now pictures because women are not allowed to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Margaret Atwood
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 9781841593012 184159301X
OCLC Number: 732687674

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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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"'Moving, vivid and terrifying. I only hope it's not prophetic' Conor Cruise O'Brien, The Listener" "'The Handmaid's Tale is both a superlative exercise in science fiction and a profoundly felt moral Read more...

 
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