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The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics) Paperback – 19 Sep 1996

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  • Paperback: 324 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage; New Ed edition (5 July 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0099740915
  • ISBN-13: 978-0099740919
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.7 x 2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 2,084 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,868 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"One of Atwood’s finest pieces of work serves as a great reminder of what humanity is capable of." (Hannah Dunn Red)

"Margaret Atwood is a wry and perceptive observer of society as well as an original storyteller" (Cecilia Heyes Psychologist)

"Brilliantly conceived and executed, this powerful evocation of twenty-first century America gives full rein to Margaret Atwood’s devastating irony, wit and astute perception" (Essence)

"Compulsively readable" (Daily Telegraph)

"Out of a narrative shadowed by terror, gleam sharp perceptions, brilliant intense images and sardonic wit" (Peter Kemp Independent)

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The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs...

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