The Handmaid's Tale

byMargaret Atwood

Paperback | September 6, 2011

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
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In this multi-award-winning, bestselling novel, Margaret Atwood has created a stunning Orwellian vision of the near future. This is the story of Offred, one of the unfortunate “Handmaids” under the new social order who have only one purpose: to breed. In Gilead, where women are prohibited from holding jobs, reading, and forming friendships, Offred’s persistent memories of life in the “time before” and her will to survive are acts of rebellion. Provocative, startling, prophetic, and with Margaret Atwood’s devastating irony, wit, and acute perceptive powers in full force, The Handmaid’s Tale is at once a mordant satire and a dire warning.
MARGARET ATWOOD, whose work has been published in more than forty-five countries, is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry, critical essays, and graphic novels. In addition to The Handmaid’s Tale, now an award-winning TV series, her novels include Cat’s Eye, short-listed for the 1989 Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which wo...
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Title:The Handmaid's TaleFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:384 pages, 7.94 X 5.18 X 0.96 inShipping dimensions:384 pages, 7.94 X 5.18 X 0.96 inPublished:September 6, 2011Publisher:McClelland & StewartLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0771008791

ISBN - 13:9780771008795

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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