The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
9780385490818
0-385-49081-X

First published in 1985, this is a novel of such power that the reader is unable to forget its images and its forecast. It is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and tour de force. "A novel that brilliantly.

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illuminates some of the darker interconnections between politics and sex".--"The Washington Post Book World".