The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood Pdf
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The government is toppled and taken over by the totalitarian and all-controlling Republic of Gilead after a staged terrorist strike kills the President and most of Congress. Offred, now a Handmaid in the Commander’s and his angry wife’s household, recalls a period when she lived with her husband and daughter and worked, before she lost even her own identity. Despite the danger, Offred learns to traverse the deep secrets of those who govern her every move, risking her life in the process.
About the Author
Margaret Atwood is the author of almost fifty novels, poetry collections, and critical essays. Cat’s Eye, The Robber Bride, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin, and the MaddAddam trilogy are among her works. With the election of Donald Trump, when the Handmaids became a symbol of resistance to women’s disempowerment, and the 2017 release of the award-winning Channel 4 TV series, her 1985 classic, The Handmaid’s Tale, re-entered the bestseller charts. ‘In 2019, her sequel, The Testaments, was released. The book became an instant international bestseller and was awarded the Booker Prize.’
The Booker Prize, the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Imagination in Service to Society, the Franz Kafka Prize, the German Book Trade Peace Prize, and the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award are just a few of Atwood’s accolades. She was inducted into the Order of the Companions of Honour in 2019 for her contributions to literature. She has also worked as a puppeteer, cartoonist, artist, librettist, and playwright. She currently resides in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.