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The Handmaid"s Tale by Margaret Atwood

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Published by G.K. Hall in Boston Mass .
Written in English

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StatementMargaret Atwood.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.A8
The Physical Object
Pagination443p. ;
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22139602M
ISBN 10081614172X, 0816141711

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Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in The Handmaid’s Tale and in-depth analyses of Offred, The Commander, Serena Joy, Moira, Luke, and Aunt Lydia. Here's where you'll find analysis about the book as a whole. First published in , The Handmaid's Tale is a novel of such power that the reader is unable to forget its images and its forecast. With more than two million copies in print, it is Margaret Atwood's most popular and compelling novel. Set in the near future, it describes life in what once was the United States, now called the Republic of Gilead. The Handmaid's Tale book. Read 64, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may lea /5(K). The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1) and The Testaments (The Handmaid's Tale, #2).

Nov 16,  · The Handmaid's Tale - Kindle edition by Margaret Atwood. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Handmaid's Tale/5(K). In the mids near Boston, Massachusetts, a cabal of rightwing fundamentalists murders the U.S. President and members of Congress, disenfranchises women by impounding their credit cards and denying them jobs and education, and sets up Gilead, a repressively conservative state bent on annihilating homosexuals, abortionists, and religious sects other than their own, and resettling Jews, . Apr 30,  · Details matter to Margaret Atwood, and Offred's tale is related with precision and deep compassion. The Handmaid's Tale is one of the most acclaimed dystopian novels of the 20th century. An uncompromising portrait of a totalitarianism and institutional misogyny, it 5/5. Sep 25,  · T his year sees the 25th anniversary of the publication of Margaret Atwood's dystopian classic, and to honour the occasion, the book has been reissued by Author: Charlotte Newman.

Nov 28,  · Margaret Atwood has announced a sequel to her bestselling feminist dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, titled The Testaments. It will be published in September “Dear Readers,” wrote Author: Sian Cain. May 03,  · Review (spoiler-free) The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood upends the United States as we know it and paints the picture of a dystopian society where women are once again second-class citizens. War is raging, fertility rates are dropping, and Offred, a Handmaid of the Republic in Gilead, does her best to survive. Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. Aug 10,  · Buy The Handmaid's Tale New Ed by Margaret Atwood (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(K).