Title: The Handmaid’s Tale
Author: Margaret Atwood
# pages: 311
Date published: 1986
Genre: speculative fiction, dystopia
Challenge(s): Fall into
(one of my favorites)
“We slept in what had once been the gymnasium.”
Synopsis (from Barnes&Noble.com): In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?
Offred is a Handmaid in the
Offred can remember the days before, when she lived and made love with her husband Luke; when she played with and protected her daughter; when she had a job, money of her own, and access to knowledge. But all of that is gone now....
Random Thoughts: The Handmaid’s Tale is a fantastic, but scary,
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