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The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale
by Margaret Atwood
Knopf/Doubleday, 1998 (reprint)
ISBN: 9780385490818
320 p.p.

It was Christmas 2014 when I opened up one of the many packages that was undoubtedly a book and saw the tan and red cover I’d been pining for since college. 1,089 more words


17. Read: The Robber Bride

In high school our class read The Handmaid’s Tale by Atwood.  A dystopian novel set in a totalitarian imagined future America where, apart from the ‘Handmaids’  the population is infertile. 618 more words

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The Handmaid's Tale

   I’ll start off by saying that I am a huge fan of Margaret Atwood. It’s a bit embarrassing that I haven’t read this book yet. I thoroughly enjoyed it of course. 555 more words


Why you should read The Handmaid's Tale

By Alex

I have just finished Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale and I think it is a must read for young women everywhere.

The book was written 30 years ago, however it is even more relevant today in my opinion. 392 more words


Book Review | The Handmaid's Tale

Title: The Handmaid’s Tale

Author: Margaret Atwood

Genre: Classics

Page Count: 311 Pages

Synopsis: Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. 651 more words

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Review: The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Handmaid’s Tale is a work of fiction. One needs to remember that. But it’s difficult. 389 more words