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The handmaid's tale is a dystopian novel by canadian author margaret atwood, originally published in 1985 it is set in a near-future new england, in a totalitarian, christian theonomy that has overthrown the united states government the novel focuses on the journey of the handmaid offred.
Title: the handmaid's tale author: margaret atwood publisher: mcclelland and stewart genre: fiction, dystopian page count: 311 pages my rating: synopsis from goodreads: offred is a handmaid in the republic of gilead she may leave the home of the commander and his wife once a day to walk to. The handmaid's tale narrates a fictional story about an american theocracy in which government utilizes authoritarian and religious dogma to maintain power. Margaret atwood's the handmaid's tale was first published in 1985 and it tells the story of a near future where fertile women are forced into sexual servitude to repopulate the world more than thirty years after its first publication, the book has been adapted for a mini series on hulu.
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