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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.
Author introduces a myriad of characters and potential plot lines. Most end with "and then I never saw her again."Published 1 day 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 5 days ago by chetter
Chilling tale of totalitarian rule with religious justification.Published 5 days ago by Sara Graham Westermark
I highly recommend this book to readers, it is well-written and gives the reader a lot of food for thought.Published 6 days ago by B.T.