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The Handmaid's Tale

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 481,182 Ratings and 22,713 Reviews

Book Description
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... More
Book Information
PublisherEmblem Editions
BindingPaperback (92 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages368
ISBN-100771008791
ISBN-13978-0771008795
Publication Date09/06/2011
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About Margaret Atwood (Author) : Margaret Atwood is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Margaret Atwood include Bluebeards Egg, Alias Grace, First Words: Earliest Writing fro... more
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2/19/2015 Meredith Amelotti said:
My English teacher from sophomore year recommended that I read this novel, however I haven't had time to pick it up until this year. The only reason that I did pick it up was due to the fact it was a book I had to read for my English class this year. It's kind of intriguing how we have certain books... more

tags: I recommend, I read, classic

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5/30/2013 Carmela Martino tagged as: I read

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10/7/2009 Sharon Koontz said: 11664
tags: dystopia

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10/25/2008 Angela Mann said: 11664
tags: I Read

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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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