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The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood completely terrified me.  It is an exploration of a possible reality that is so well written that I couldn’t read too much of it at once because it was too upsetting. 420 more words

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#44 – Book Review: The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons

The Handmaid’s Tale meets Blood Red Road in Glass Arrow, the story of Aya, who lives with a small group of women on the run from the men who hunt them, men who want to auction off breeding rights to the highest bidder.

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Book Review The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood

This is a good book but not a great book. Most people seem to think it is a great book.

There is no doubt that the prose is perfect: sharp and smooth as gun metal, not showy, not over written. 422 more words

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Here's Lookin' at you, Kid

I recently read a really good article by Margaret Atwood (I can’t find a link to it online, which is a shame) about the importance of dressing your fictional characters, and getting it… 988 more words

Musings

THE HANDMAID’S TALE – MARGARET ATWOOD (BOOK REVIEW)

If you’ve read any of my earlier reviews, you will know Margaret Atwood’s, The Handmaid’s Tale, is one of my all time favourite novels and as I have just reread it for about the fourth time, I figured it was as good a time as any to review it. 279 more words

Fiction

3 Eye-Opening Dystopian Novels That Will Eradicate Your Faith In Humanity

Have you ever read a book that, even after days of completing it, still haunted you’re every waking second? There are billions of books on this planet, but what makes a book stand out among others? 480 more words

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"I tell, therefore you are."

Published: 5 July 1996 (originally published in 1986 by Jonathan Cape)
Publisher: Vintage

Dystopian novels are my favourite manifestos for the “What ifs?” of modern society, or should I say, Western society? 1,053 more words

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