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Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in over thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition to The Handmaid's Tale, her novels include Cat's Eye, shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize... show more
Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in over thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition to The Handmaid's Tale, her novels include Cat's Eye, shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; and her most recent, Oryx and Crake, shortlisted for the 2003 Booker Prize. She lives in Toronto with writer Graeme Gibson.
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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it 5 months ago
by Margaret Atwood My first impression of this book was that it reminded me of Anne Frank's diary, writing in journal form about an oppressive situation in which the person writing must survive. Considering it was first released in 1985, the present tense writing that continued caught me off guard...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 7 months ago
Some of the poems are absolutely lovely - like the Owl and the Pussycoat homage or the poem about Joan of Arc. Some, quite frankly, could have been shorter.
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 8 months ago
Finally, I've read this! I had high expectations for this book, and it didn't quite live up to them, but it came pretty close. At times, I was outraged and at other times, I was just sad. Mostly because I see the seeds of some of this book's attitudes in our day to day lives now. I will admit ...
nicky2910's book reviews
nicky2910's book reviews rated it 11 months ago
The long sought-for sequel, set about 15 years later, to the brilliant "Handmaid's Tale"... ... and I'm not sure we actually needed it. Gilead has fallen - and how that came to be is told from 3 points of view: Aunt Lydia, Agnes/Hannah who grows up in Gilead and Daisy/Nicole who learns of her or...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 12 months ago
At this point I have written two different reviews for this book and I just can't summon the energy to start over yet again. The Handmaid's Tale is amazing and horrifying, even as a reread after thirty years. The Testaments is also amazing and horrifying, but where the first was a cautionary tal...
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