Book :: The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale
By: Margaret Atwood
Pages: 311
Published: 1985
Genre(s): Dystopia
Science Fiction
Feminism
Rating: (14)

#50

316 points

I've Read It I Want To Read It

Users who've read this book...

Orodruin zoradances NekromanikKannibal Kittywitch9 cyruscolah xex emeponto lowqis 2568 more..

Users planning to read this book...

Roy2010 Bellalikestulips CU Buff 90 kevin Mebpincha busycollegebookworm sjw55 JesusisLord314 1528 more..

In this multi-award-winning, bestselling novel, Margaret Atwood has created a stunning Orwellian vision of the near future. This is the story of Offred, one of the unfortunate “Handmaids” under the new social order who have only one purpose: to breed. In Gilead, where women are prohibited from holding jobs, reading, and forming friendships, Offred’s persistent memories of life in the “time...

-- Read more at Amazon


Reviews

Create an account or login to one you already to add a review!

forline forline

what an introduction to Margaret Atwood!

Jan 4th, 2018

Fede Fede

Oct 30th, 2017

Portia Portia

Sep 29th, 2017

bryanoz bryanoz

Jun 23rd, 2015

MB MB

Horrifyingly fascinating but got sick of the Feminist propoganda.

Jun 1st, 2015

Gitsy Gitsy

Jan 18th, 2015

jwk jwk

Dec 12th, 2014

acpac2004 acpac2004

Jul 25th, 2014

bdubransky bdubransky

May 26th, 2014

sanayhs sanayhs

May 9th, 2014

laros76 laros76

Mar 20th, 2014

Mojo2dmax Mojo2dmax

Feb 19th, 2014

vicky116 vicky116

Feb 11th, 2013

livingshade livingshade

Jan 31st, 2013

The Handmaid’s Tale appears on these lists...

48th on Books You Can't Live Without by The Guardian

53rd on 100 Novels Everyone Should Read by Telegraph

58th on Books of the Century by Waterstone

17th on 100 Books of the Past Century by Koen Books

13th on Top 100 Books by Harvard Book Store