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Reading one sentence made me want to read the next and her books are very difficult to put down.
Like George Orwell in 1984, Margaret Atwood creates a terrifying portrait of a dystopian futuristic society in The Handmaid’s Tale.
Margaret Atwood's novel is exceedingly well written and the main character, Offred, is very compelling.
A sudden jolt to the established social order is a real possibility today, the summer of 2014, with increasing political unrest and rising wealth and power of fundamentalists in... Read morePublished 59 minutes ago by diverbetty
This will stick with me. It was beautiful and haunting. It made me see freedom and safety in a new light.Published 1 day ago by Carlotta
This is the complete review as it appears <a href="http://ianwoodnovellum.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-handmaids-tale-by-margaret-atwood. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Ian Wood
I would not recommend this book. The situation and details about the new way of life portrayed in this book were very sketchy. Read morePublished 2 days ago by book club member
This is an extremely disturbing book, but worth reading. It takes the fundamentalist vision to its logical conclusion. Read morePublished 3 days ago by kathryn kasper
I bought this as an Audible book and regret wasting my money and my time trying to listen to it. After a while I wondered if I couldn't follow the story because it was an audio... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Bea
It was quite well written, but the story becomes a bit wearisome in that land of repression. The United States is gone, apparently, and a new world has enslaved women as child... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Richard Shain Cohen