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14%OFFMargaret Atwood - The Handmaid's Tale (Vintage Childrens Classics) - 9781784871444 - 9781784871444
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The Handmaid's Tale (Vintage Childrens Classics)

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Description for The Handmaid's Tale (Vintage Childrens Classics) Paperback. Offred is a Handmaid. She has only one function: to breed. If she refuses to play her part she will, like all dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. Offred remembers her old life - love, family, a job, access to the news. It has all been taken away. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 187 x 37. Weight in Grams: 390.
NOW A SMASH-HIT CHANNEL 4 TV SERIES 'It isn't running away they're afraid of. We wouldn't get far. It's those other escapes, the ones you can open in yourself, given a cutting edge' Offred is a Handmaid. She has only one function: to breed. If she refuses to play her part she will, like all dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. She may walk daily to the market and utter demure words to other Handmaid's, but her role is fixed, her freedom a forgotten concept. ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Vintage Children's Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Weight
390g
Number of Pages
512
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781784871444
SKU
9781784871444
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About Margaret 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, went back into the bestseller charts with the election of Donald Trump, when he Handmaids became a symbol of resistance against ... Read more

Reviews for The Handmaid's Tale (Vintage Childrens Classics)
Compulsively readable
Daily Telegraph
Out of a narrative shadowed by terror, gleam sharp perceptions, brilliant intense images and sardonic wit
Peter Kemp
Independent
The Handmaid's Tale is both a superlative exercise in science fiction and a profoundly felt moral story
Angela Carter Moving, vivid and terrifying. I only ... Read more

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