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The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale (Paperback)

By Atwood, Margaret

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Compulsively readable . (Daily Telegraph). Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She has 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 ob...literate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. Includes exclusive content: The 'Backstory' contains the story of how Margaret Atwood came to write this gripping, landmark novel.
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ISBN 9781784871444
Released NZ 4 Aug 2016
Publisher Vintage
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781784871444
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Vintage Classics
Released 4 Aug 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Atwood, Margaret
Series The Handmaid's Tale
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 512
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 188mm
Spine: 32mm
Dewey Code 741.5971
Weight 383g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Man-woman relationships - Comic books, strips, etc, Misogyny - Comic books, strips, etc, Oppression Psychology - Comic books, strips, etc, Religious fundamentalism - Comic books, strips, etc - United States, Women slaves - Comic books, strips, etc - United States
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade