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  • Compulsively readable

    Daily Telegraph
  • The mother of all feminist dystopian novels.

  • The novel satirises the strain of evangelical puritanism in American culture and the objectification and control of women’s bodies. It is more broadly a contemporary myth of despotic power, and how such power deforms those who are subjected to it.

  • One of Atwood’s finest pieces of work serves as a great reminder of what humanity is capable of.


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