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The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood

Before The Testaments, there was The Handmaids Tale: an instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction (New York Times).The Handmaids Tale is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast. Set in the near future, it describes life in what was...
Publish Date
April 25
First Published in 1985
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Apr 17, 2017
Margaret Atwood wrote The Handmaid’s Tale over 30 years ago now, but it is a book that has never stopped fascinating readers because it articulates so vividly what it feels like for a woman to lose power over her own body.      source
Jun 25, 2012
@zunpapy Aw thank you! Book recs: Kafka on the Shore, Handmaid's Tale, Tipping Point      source