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The Handmaid’s Tale
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The Handmaid’s Tale
by Atwood, Margaret

The 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.

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Publication date: 1996

ISBN: URN:ISBN:9780099740919

OPAC reference: KOHA-OAI-BCP:8583

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