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The handmaid's tale

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Vintage, 2005.
Series: Future classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Republic of Gilead allows Offred only one function - 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 repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on whom her future hangs. Originally published: London: Jonathan Cap.
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Genre/Form: General fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 009949695X 9780099496953
OCLC Number: 851783270
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1986.
Description: 324 pages ; 200 x 130 mm.
Series Title: Future classics
Responsibility: Margaret Eleanor Atwood.

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"* 'The images of brilliant emptiness are one of the most striking aspects of this novel about totalltarian blindness...the effect is chilling' - Linda Taylor, Sunday Times * 'Compulsively readable' Read more...

 
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