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The handmaid's tale

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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GENERAL & LITERARY FICTION. 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 repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. 'Compulsively readable' Daily Telegraph.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 9780099563143 0099563142
OCLC Number: 765624037
Description: 324 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.

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The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one option: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like all 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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