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Claire Danes
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Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it 5 years ago
Well, that was as soul-drenching as any double bill ever was (even though The Testaments is marginally more optimistic than The Handmaid's Tale). It's not always a good idea for an author to revisit one of their standout classics decades later, but in this instance it clearly worked. Atwood stay...
Tannat
Tannat rated it 6 years ago
I've put this off long enough, I think. I've been procrastinating in writing this because I wasn't sure what to rate it or how far to go. I hadn't read this before, so I felt I ought to finish it even when I discovered how much I didn't like it. Now I've read some Atwood before, but I still expect...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it 6 years ago
Since I'm practically the last person on the face of this earth to read this book I'm not even going to waste time doing an overview. I've been digesting this book for over two weeks now. I listened to the audio performance and I thought that might've had some effect on my feelings about this book s...
Fiction Fantastic
Fiction Fantastic rated it 8 years ago
This book made me soooo mad! I actually had to distance myself a couple of times just to get through it, because I was starting to smoke from my ears... I definitely wouldn't have made it in this society...The setting is a totalitarian distopian world, where woman are basically cattle, but worth les...
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews rated it 8 years ago
My 200th book review is on a classic - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. Read why this 1985 novel is still very relevant (and frighteningly so) today in my review here. https://tcl-bookreviews.com/2016/10/16/not-a-blueprint/
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