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Review: The Handmaid's Tale

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ½
Date Read: May 19 to 26, 2015
Read Count: 1
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The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood

Disclaimer: 5 chapters in, I was pretty bored, but thank goodness it picked up after that. I must say I was pretty lost midway through the book and wanted to throw it away to avoid wasting more of my precious time, but I stuck with it and I promise you, the writer does give you some explanation at the end. 1,124 more words


The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

‘Those years (of equality) were just an anomaly, historically speaking,’ the Commander said. ‘Just a fluke. All we’ve done is return things to Nature’s norm.’ 367 more words

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Humanity is so adaptable, my mother would say. Truly amazing, what people can get used to, as long as there are a few compensations. – 

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Fear is a powerful stimulant. – The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood

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I would like to be without shame. I would like to be shameless. I would like to be ignorant. Then I would not know how ignorant I was. 

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