From the bestselling writer of Alias Grace and the MaddAddam trilogy, right here is the #1 New York Occasions bestseller and seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning writer.
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Offred is a Handmaid within the Republic of Gilead. She might go away the house of the Commander and his spouse as soon as a day to stroll to meals markets whose indicators at the moment are footage as an alternative of phrases as a result of girls are not allowed to learn. She should lie on her again as soon as a month and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, as a result of in an age of declining births, Offred and the opposite Handmaids are valued provided that their ovaries are viable.
Offred can keep in mind the times earlier than, when she lived and made love together with her husband Luke; when she performed with and guarded her daughter; when she had a job, cash of her personal, and entry to data. However all of that’s gone now….
Humorous, sudden, horrifying, and altogether convincing, The Handmaid’s Story is directly scathing satire, dire warning, and literary tour de pressure.The Handmaid s Story
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