• "Compulsively readable"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Out of a narrative shadowed by terror, gleam sharp perceptions, brilliant intense images and sardonic wit"

    Peter Kemp, Independent
  • "The Handmaid's Tale is both a superlative exercise in science fiction and a profoundly felt moral story"

    Angela Carter
  • "Moving, vivid and terrifying. I only hope it's not prophetic"

    Conor Cruise O'Brien, The Listener
  • "The images of brilliant emptiness are one of the most striking aspects of this novel about totalitarian blindness...the effect is chilling"

    Linda Taylor, Sunday Times