❮Reading❯ ➺ The Handmaid's Tale ➲ Author Margaret Atwood – Heartforum.co.uk Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are n Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once The Handmaid's Epub / a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant because in an age of declining births Offred and the other Handmaids are valued only if their ovaries are viable Offred can remember the years before when she lived and made love with her husband Luke; when she played with and protected her daughter; when she had a job money of her own and access to knowledge But all of that is gone now Funny unexpected horrifying and altogether convincing The Handmaid's Tale is at once scathing satire dire warning and tour de force.
Margaret Atwood was born in in Ottawa and grew up in northern Ontario uebec and Toronto She received her undergraduate The Handmaid's Epub / degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master's degree from Radcliffe CollegeThroughout her writing career Margaret Atwood has received numerous awards and honourary degrees She is the author of than thirty five volumes of poetry childr.
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- The Handmaid's Tale
- Margaret Atwood
- 26 July 2016 Margaret Atwood