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14%OFFMargaret Eleanor Atwood - The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary classics) - 9780099740919 - 9780099740919
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The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary classics)

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Description for The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary classics) Paperback. 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 repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FL; FM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 127 x 21. Weight in Grams: 228.
** THE SUNDAY TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLER ** **A BBC BETWEEN THE COVERS BIG JUBILEE READ** Discover the cultural phenomenon behind the award-winning TV series that feels all the more powerful and prescient in a post-Roe vs. Wade world. 'As relevant today as it was when Atwood wrote it' Guardian I believe in the resistance as I believe there can be no light without shadow; or rather, no shadow unless there is also light. Offred is a Handmaid in The Republic of Gilead, a religious totalitarian state in what ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Vintage Books
Condition
New
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099740919
SKU
9780099740919
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About Margaret Eleanor Atwood
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. Her novels include Cat's Eye, The Robber Bride, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin and the MaddAddam trilogy. Her 1985 classic, The Handmaid's Tale, was followed in 2019 by a sequel, The Testaments, which was a global number one bestseller and shared the Booker Prize. ... Read more

Reviews for The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary classics)
A fantastic, chilling story. And so powerfully feminist
Bernadine Evaristo, author of GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER Compulsively readable
Daily Telegraph
Out of a narrative shadowed by terror, gleam sharp perceptions, brilliant intense images and sardonic wit
Independent
The Handmaid's Tale is both a superlative exercise in science fiction and a profoundly felt moral story
Angela ... Read more

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