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The Handmaid's tale

Author: Margaret Atwood; Valerie Martin
Publisher: New York : Everyman's Library, 2006.
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 301.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: In this multi-award-winning, bestselling novel, Margaret Atwood has created a stunning Orwellian vision of the near future. This is the story of Offred, one of the unfortunate "Handmaids" under the new social order who have only one purpose: to breed. In Gilead, where women are prohibited from holding jobs, reading, and forming friendships, Offred's persistent memories of life in the "time  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2006042618
(OCoLC)64592213
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood; Valerie Martin
OCLC Number: 761461066
Description: xxxiii, 350 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1: Night --
2: Shopping --
3: Night --
4: Waiting room --
5: Nap --
6: Household --
7: Night --
8: Birth day --
9: Night --
10: Soul scrolls --
11: Night --
12: Jezebel's --
13: Night --
14: Salvaging --
15: Night --
Historical notes.
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 301.
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood, with an introduction by Valerie Martin.

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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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