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It's just one of those books that if you read it again it will make you think about things differently.
As the narrator's story unfolds, the reader learns of the role Offred plays in the mundane, frightening existence granted to women living in her society.
Very slow...it took forever to build the story but then I felt like it ended in the middle of the book...not the end.
Good 1984 type book. Gave it a 4 star because of a couple places with vulgar language. Disappointed that the author doesn't have a better grasp on language and could have... Read morePublished 18 hours ago by Mary Davis
Author introduces a myriad of characters and potential plot lines. Most end with "and then I never saw her again."Published 2 days ago by NM
I found this "classic" boring and lacking in value as a moral story. I stayed with it only with the hope that it would get better. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Tim F. Merriman
The themes and ideas are scary, like a good dystopian novel should be, but the writing is so bad, with boring prose, uncertain narrative style, a lifelessly rendered protagonist... Read morePublished 5 days ago by J. Sternberg
I know I need to write a review on this book, but the end came suddenly and without warning, and I lie in my bathtub, reeling. What an intense book. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Heather Brown
I read it all. Hard to get through. Not quite a presentation of mental illness but a degree of paranoia with no resolution. Could have been a short story.Published 6 days ago by chetter