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The Handmaid's Tale: The Bridge  Season 1, Ep 9

Offred embarks on a dangerous mission for the resistance. Janine moves to a new posting. Serena Joy suspects the Commander's infidelity.
posted by mochapickle on Jun 7, 2017 - 39 comments

The Handmaid's Tale: Jezebels  Season 1, Ep 8

The Commander surprises Offred with a secret adventure in Gilead. Nick's troubled past leads to his recruitment by the Sons of Jacob.
posted by noneuclidean on Jun 1, 2017 - 36 comments

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 - 44 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

The Handmaid's Tale, anyone?

In light of recent events, I've been rereading The Handmaid's Tale. I'd love to discuss it here. Is anyone else interested?
posted by SisterHavana on Nov 16, 2016 - 15 comments

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