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So, This is the End?

The Handmaid’s Tale

Reading Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale was, in a way, disturbing.

It is an example of an extremist response to the fear society has towards female independence and control over their own bodies and rights. 532 more words


The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood

‘Dystopia at its worst’ is what I felt when I finished reading Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Set in a future time, the novel describes the living conditions in what had been U.S where laws are strictly imposed and people are distinguished based on dress codes and gender – The Republic of Gilead. 642 more words


Only Ever Yours in Context: The Handmaid's Tale

Only Ever Yours is billed as, “The Handmaid’s Tale meets Mean Girls.” I’m not ashamed to admit to a shortness of breath at that. 737 more words


Where the Grass is Never Green

What could be worse than spilling coffee on your white blouse before you even get to work? Or stepping bare foot in a pile of dog vomit first thing in the morning? 320 more words

Book Review: The Bees (2014)

This book had been on my TBR list for what felt like, forever! From the first mention of this book on Goodreads, over a year ago now, I was intrigued and knew this would be something I would read as soon as physically possible. 600 more words

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#48: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (Katarina)

The Handmaid’s Tale (1985) is a dystopian novel set in a near future. Society has changed after a staged terrorist attack that killed the President and most of Congress. 540 more words


Book #13 - The Handmaid's Tale

My read of the week for the past week is The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. Atwood’s story takes place in a dystopian version of the United States, where women have forfeited their rights. 359 more words