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The handmaid's tale

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: New York ; London : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
Series: Everyman's library, 301
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the near future, America has become a puritanical theocracy and Offred tells her story as a Handmaid under the new social order whose function is to breed.
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 184159301X 9781841593012 0307264602 9780307264602
OCLC Number: 77255194
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1986.
Description: xxxiii, 350 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library, 301
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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"'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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