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#bookreview … The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid's TaleThe Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I started first with the TV series. I wasn’t even aware that this is a book. But like any avid reader I am always looking for a book when it comes to something that I watch on TV. Most of the time the series or the movie are made after the book.

I realized shortly that some things are different and some events are not the same. I liked it better in the book I must say. If you didn’t read it yet I highly recommend it.

Living in a world in which most women are used is scary and just wrong. I was actually thinking during the reading, why is it that only women seem to suffer mostly all the time? Thinking that in some parts of the world women still can’t decide for themselves is really sad. While reading this book and while watching the series I couldn’t help thinking that this is not so far from some people’s reality. Some of us are safe in a part of the world where suffering is minimum and we forget that not everywhere is the same. This might be an old book but the reality of it is shocking.

I loved it! But the end….what is with that end?! 😣😐


Margaret Atwood

β€œRomania, for instance, had anticipated Gilead in the eighties by banning all forms of birth control, imposing compulsory pregnancy tests on the female population, and linking promotion and wage increases to fertility.”
― Margaret Atwood,Β The Handmaid’s Tale (Β Ra Cristina’s Goodreads )


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