The Handmaid’s Tale

handmaidstaleThe Handmaid’s Tale
by Margaret Atwood
1985 / 310 pages
Rating- 7 / speculative fiction

I finally read this. I enjoy Atwood and have read maybe a half-dozen of her books but I just never got around to this one – never saw the movie either. I did have an idea what the setting and plot were about though, and that there was a strong feminist element to it.

That said, I think Atwood has done better since, but I can see why this book was a hit in certain circles at the time. I can see why it was made into a movie with stunning visual effects – at least that’s what I would do. >>>MORE>>>>

 

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