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The Handmaid's Tale - Julie Christie, Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid's Tale
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Near the end of the 20th century, birth control and the effects of nuclear fallout have caused fewer births, so the Biblical story of Rachel is invoked to handle the declining birth rate. 2 cassettes.
Near the end of the 20th century, birth control and the effects of nuclear fallout have caused fewer births, so the Biblical story of Rachel is invoked to handle the declining birth rate. 2 cassettes.
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780886462147 (0886462142)
Publisher: Durkin Hayes Audio cassettes
Minutes: 2
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy, Literature
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Mary's Books
Mary's Books rated it
3.5 College Read
I read this book in the long ago and far away. I was in college and had it as an assigned book. I enjoyed it at the time. We discussed the possibilities of it happening. I know that I will be rereading the book again, as I didn't sell my Literature books back at the end of a year and I still have th...
Awogfli - Bookcroc
Awogfli - Bookcroc rated it
5.0 Erschreckende Fiktion, die in einigen Teilen der Welt fast Realität ist
Diese dystopische Welt der Margret Atwood ist teilweise sehr schwere Kost. Der im Roman dargestellte totalitäre theokratische Überwachungsstaat Gilead im Norden Amerikas hat alle Frauen komplett entrechtet und mit ihnen auch einige Männer. Die gesamte Gruppe der Frauen ist in mehrere Schichten segre...
Sassafrass
Sassafrass rated it
4.5 Does this author know the future?
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood *4.5 STARS* So, um, yeah, that just happened. I finished reading this book and I was floored. I had to go to fluffy, light reading for a few days just to help process this. The book was great, it was, but it was eerie that a book written in 1986 can be s...
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it
4.0 The Handmaid's Tale - Review
Better never means better for everyone, he says. It always means worse, for some. - Chapter 32 This is the story of Offred (of Fred). She is a handmaid in a society that has difficulty reproducing effectively. Fertile women are "given to" powerful men, in order to bear them children. This is a ...
mybookjournal
mybookjournal rated it
The interesting part of this book is that even though it’s written in 1985 almost 32 years back still it holds good even to this day. It’s scary but yes there are chances that this might happen one day, this world can turn in to one such hell! I know it’s a dystopian novel but a different kind that,...
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