By Margaret Atwood
On the earth of the close to destiny, who will keep watch over women's bodies?
Offred is a Handmaid within the Republic of Gilead. She may perhaps go away the house of the Commander and his spouse as soon as an afternoon to stroll to meals markets whose indicators are actually photographs rather than phrases simply because ladies aren't any longer allowed to learn. She needs to lie on her again as soon as a month and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, simply because in an age of declining births, Offred and the opposite Handmaids are just valued if their ovaries are viable.
Offred can take note the times sooner than, while she lived and made love along with her husband Luke; while she performed with and guarded her daughter; while she had a task, funds of her personal, and entry to wisdom. yet all of that's long gone now....
Funny, unforeseen, frightening, and altogether convincing, The Handmaid's Tale is instantly scathing satire, dire caution, and journey de strength.