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The Handmaid's Tale: The Other Side  Season 1, Ep 7

The story going into flashback and out of Gilead to check in on a familiar face [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on May 24, 2017 - 46 comments

The Handmaid's Tale: A Woman's Place  Season 1, Ep 6

Visitors come to Gilead. Offred gets some surprising news.
posted by roolya_boolya on May 17, 2017 - 65 comments

The Handmaid's Tale: Faithful  Season 1, Ep 5

Offred learns more about the men in her home. Another handmaid fights back.
posted by roolya_boolya on May 10, 2017 - 33 comments

Book: The Handmaid's Tale

The seminal work of speculative fiction from Margaret Atwood. 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 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... Funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing, The Handmaid's Tale is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and literary tour de force. [more inside]
posted by chainsofreedom on Feb 22, 2017 - 34 comments

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