LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

Part of the The Handmaid's Tale Series

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

The Handmaid's Tale Synopsis

WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION FROM MARGARET ATWOOD. The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. Brilliantly conceived and executed, this powerful vision of the future gives full rein to Margaret Atwood's irony, wit and astute perception.

Win a Copy of The Wild Wind by Sheena Kalayil!

Win a Copy of The Wild Wind by Sheena Kalayil!

Closing date: 04/07/2019

"The Wild Wind looks at the presence of memories that bruise, that affect, that create our future selves, it is wonderfully readable and gently provocative too." Liz Robinson, Expert Reviewer We have three copies of The Wild Wind by Sheena Kalayil to give away! Please note that this draw is open only for UK residents and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once. The draw closes on 4th July 2019. The winners will be notified as soon as possible.

Enter Now

The Handmaid's Tale Press Reviews

Compulsively readable Daily Telegraph


If you loved this, you might like these...

The Overstory
The End of Time
Ghost Wall
My Name Is Monster

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781784873189
Publication date: 25/05/2017
Publisher:
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780099563143
Publication date: 04/08/2011
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780099740919
Publication date: 03/01/1998
Publisher: Vintage an imprint of CCV
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784873189
Publication date: 25th May 2017
Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Books Behind TV & Film,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa and grew up in northern Ontario and Quebec, and Toronto. She received her undergraduate degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master's degree from Radcliffe College.  She is the author of more than twenty-five volumes of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction and is perhaps best known for her novels, which include The Edible Woman, The Handmaid's Tale, The Robber Bride and Alias Grace. Her novel, The Blind Assassin,  won the prestigious Booker Prize in 2000. Margaret Atwood currently lives in Toronto with novelist Graeme Gibson.   Author photo &...

More About Margaret Atwood

More Books By Margaret Atwood

Cover for The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood
Cover for Stone Mattress Nine Tales by Margaret Atwood
Cover for MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood
View All Books By Margaret Atwood

Share this book