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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.
I'm definitely a fan of Margaret Atwood and look forward to reading more of her work. I can say I liked rather than loved this book. But--dare I say it? Read morePublished 3 hours ago by Marysia
A great novel. This is the third copy I've bought and read over the years.Published 5 hours ago by Jean Taylor
I found "The Handmaid's Tale" to be dark, hopeless, and depressing for the most part. I had to leave it at intervals to read happier material so that I could get through... Read morePublished 6 days ago by bholmes
I had to finish it but it was a little hard to get through. Great story, plot but a little too long for itself.Published 6 days ago by Stephanie Ezrilov
One of the worst, most boring books I have ever read. The narrator was boring, the storyline was boring and the concept was terrible. What a waste of my time! Read morePublished 8 days ago by Amazon Customer
It is a common misunderstanding to think that writers like Huxley and Orwell through their futuristic novels were trying to predict a certain future. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Marc L