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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]
The Handmaid's Tale: A Woman's Place Season 1, Ep 6
Visitors come to Gilead. Offred gets some surprising news.
The Handmaid's Tale: Faithful Season 1, Ep 5
Offred learns more about the men in her home. Another handmaid fights back.
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]