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

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ISBN 10: 0099740915
ISBN 13: 9780099740919
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Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
Pub. date: 1 June, 1996
Pages: 320
Description: NOW A SMASH-HIT CHANNEL 4 TV SERIESThe Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.
Synopsis: NOW A SMASH-HIT CHANNEL 4 TV SERIESThe Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.Brilliantly conceived and executed, this powerful evocation of twenty-first century America gives full rein to Margaret Atwood's devastating irony, wit and astute perception.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Vintage
Prizes: Winner of Arthur C. Clarke Award 1987
Returns: Returnable
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