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The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood



ISBN: 9780224101936 Category: Tags: ,


Provocative startling prophetic and more relevant than ever The Handmaid’s Tale has become a global phenomenon. Now in this stunning graphic novel edition of Margaret Atwood’s modern classic the terrifying reality of Gilead is brought to vivid life like never before. “Everything Handmaids wear is red: the colour of blood which defines us.” Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead where women are prohibited from holding jobs reading and forming friendships. She serves in the household of the Commander and his wife and under the new social order she has only one purpose: once a month she must lie on her back and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant ecause in an age of declining births Offred and the other Handmaids are valued only if they are fertile. But Offred remembers the years before Gilead when she was an independent woman who had a job a family and a name of her own. Now her memories and her will to survive are acts of rebellion. The Handmaid’s Tale and its iconic images – the red of the Handmaids the blue of the Wives the looming Gileadean Eye – have been adapted into a film an opera a ballet and multi-award-winning TV series. This groundbreaking new graphic novel edition adapted and featuring arresting artwork by Renee Nault is destined to become a classic in its own right.

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Weight 766 g
Dimensions 241 × 166 × 20 mm
Attribute Value 1


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