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Book Club: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood | Karachi

Book Club: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood | Karachi

Sunday 20th October 15:00 16:00

Our October Book Club pick is one of the most highly-anticipated novels of the year!

About the event

Our October Book Club pick is one of the most highly-anticipated novels of the year!

Shortlisted for the Booker prize 2019, The Testaments arrives 34 years after the first book, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, which was adapted into a multi-Emmy award-winning drama series. The long-awaited sequel by Margaret Atwood is a thrilling dystopian novel that brings the iconic story to a dramatic conclusion.

Read the book and join us for an engaging discussion at the library!

Limited copies of the novel are available in the library for members to borrow on a first-come, first-served basis.

ABOUT THE BOOK

More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Margaret Atwood reveals the innermost workings of Gilead as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes.

EVENT REGISTRATION

  • This event is recommended for ages 18 and above.

  • This event is FREE and open to the public.

  • Prior registration is mandatory; walk-ins will not be allowed.

  • When visiting the library for the event, participants MUST carry their original CNIC, Passport or Library Membership card for gate access.

To register, click here.

If you face any difficulty in registering for this event, please write to us at: librarykhi@britishcouncil.org.pk

Location: British Council Karachi Library

Date: Sunday, 20 October 2019

Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The last day to register is Friday, 18 October 2019.

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Open to the public

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