The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood

Offred is a handmaid in The Republic of Gilead, a religious totalitarian state. She has only one function: to breed. Offred must navigate the terrifying landscape of torture and persecution in the present day, and between two men upon which her future hangs.

Listen to the first two chapters, read by Elisabeth Moss.

'As relevant today as it was when Atwood wrote it' - The Guardian

'It was as good as I'd hoped, well written and beautifully narrated' - Listener review

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