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The handmaid's tale

Author: Margaret Atwood; Renee Nault
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provocative, startling, prophetic, and more relevant than ever, The Handmaid's Tale has become a global phenomenon. Now, in this stunning graphic novel edition of Margaret Atwood's modern classic, the terrifying reality of Gilead is brought to vivid life like never before. "Everything Handmaids wear is red: the colour of blood, which defines us." Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, where women are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
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Named Person: Margaret Atwood
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood; Renee Nault
ISBN: 0224101935 9780224101936
OCLC Number: 1044857040
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood ; art & adaptation, Renee Nault.

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Now, her memories and her will to survive are acts of rebellion.The Handmaid's Tale and its iconic images - the red of the Handmaids, the blue of the Wives, the looming Gileadean Eye - have been  Read more...

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Whatever one's level of Gileadean connoisseurship (or ignorance), this version, superbly adapted and illustrated in ink and watercolour is an excellent addition to the formats. * Strong Words * Four Read more...

 
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