The Handmaid's Tale Deluxe Edition

Margaret Atwood

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Beschreibung


This beautiful edition of Margaret Atwood’s seminal work of speculative fiction features a leatherette cover, gilt edging, and ribbon marker—a perfect gift for book lovers and fans of the Hulu series.

The Handmaid’s Tale is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its image and its forecast. Set in the near future, it describes life in what was once the United States and is now called the Republic of Gilead, a monotheocracy that has reacted to social unrest and a sharply declining birthrate by reverting to, and going beyond, the repressive intolerance of the original Puritans.
The Handmaid’s Tale is funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing. It is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and a tour de force.


MARGARET ATWOOD is the author of more than forty works of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. She lives in Toronto.

Produktdetails

Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 320
Erscheinungsdatum 15.10.2019
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-358-34629-6
Verlag Houghton Mifflin Company
Maße (L/B/H) 21.8/14.9/2.5 cm
Gewicht 454 g

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The Handmaid's Tale
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Zürich am 07.05.2021
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Wunderschöner Einband! Faszinierende Geschichte. Die Beschreibungen rund um das karge und ungerechte Leben der Mägde sind so realistisch, dass man meinen könnte es handle sich um eine Autobiografie. Die aktuelle Serie, welche dazu produziert wurde, ist sehr an das Buch angelehnt und genial umgesetzt.

Women of the world, take this as a warning as to what one day could happen!
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden am 13.12.2020
Bewertet: Einband: Taschenbuch

In a dystopian not so faraway future, Offred is a handmaid, one of the last fertile women in this society. As such, she is assigned to one officer to mate, conceive and carry out a child. The officers are often married but since their women cannot reproduce it falls under the duty of the bright-red dressed handmaids to repopulat... In a dystopian not so faraway future, Offred is a handmaid, one of the last fertile women in this society. As such, she is assigned to one officer to mate, conceive and carry out a child. The officers are often married but since their women cannot reproduce it falls under the duty of the bright-red dressed handmaids to repopulate the civilisation. She is treated well as long as she is able to fulfill her duty but always under the threat to be exiled to the feared and brutal colonies the moment she is no longer useful to society. Margaret Atwood's „The Handmaid's Tale“ contains the story of the handmaid Offred but also of her memories before the regime took away women's rights and put her in the position she now is in - memories of her husband Luke and her daughter whose name is never revealed. One cannot tell much more as to not to spoiler the story of Offred too much. Atwood created a dystopia which is a possible reality in the future, for the fight for women's rights is not over yet, and what was already archieved could be taken away again if each and everyone of us is not careful about it. This handmaid's tale should sink deep into every woman young or old and I highly recommend reading this book!

von einer Kundin/einem Kunden am 17.07.2020
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A story so breathtaking and deep, that I can hardly describe how much it moved me! That stunning and full of upsetting events that it left me speechless.

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