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Title: THE HANDMAID'S TALE
By: Margaret Atwood
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1784871443
ISBN 13: 9781784871444
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Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
Pub. date: 4 August, 2016
Pages: 512
Description: NOW A SMASH-HIT CHANNEL 4 TV SERIES'It isn't running away they're afraid of. It's those other escapes, the ones you can open in yourself, given a cutting edge'Offred is a Handmaid. She may walk daily to the market and utter demure words to other Handmaid's, but her role is fixed, her freedom a forgotten concept.
Synopsis: NOW A SMASH-HIT CHANNEL 4 TV SERIES'It isn't running away they're afraid of. We wouldn't get far. It's those other escapes, the ones you can open in yourself, given a cutting edge'Offred is a Handmaid. She has only one function: to breed. If she refuses to play her part she will, like all dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. She may walk daily to the market and utter demure words to other Handmaid's, but her role is fixed, her freedom a forgotten concept. Offred remembers her old life - love, family, a job, access to the news. It has all been taken away. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire.Includes exclusive content: In The 'Backstory' you can read Margaret Atwood's account of how she came to write this landmark dystopian novel'Compulsively readable' Daily Telegraph
Publication: UK
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Returns: Returnable
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