The Handmaid's Tale
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: December 12th 1986
Pages no: 395
Edition language: English
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...
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...
Dystopien über Dystopien diese letzten Monate; langsam sehe ich wirklich schwarz, was die Zukunftsaussichten für unsere Gesellschaft angeht. Hier haben wir den Entwurf eines, vor allem was die Rolle der Frau angeht, ins finsterste Mittelalter zurückgeworfenen Landes. In diesem wird jedwede Religion ...
Honestly, I don’t know where to begin. It was a weird and disturbing read. I often felt anxious and not at ease while reading this book. I was not a fan of the writing style, it was just an endless stream of comments and stories and it is really not the kind of writing I like. I was sometimes confus...
This was part of my real life book club. And it was depressing. A very good book, a horrifying dystopia - especially in the current times. At least the epilogue gave some hope within this world.
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