reviewed Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)

Margaret Atwood: Handmaid's Tale (Paperback, 1998, Anchor Books) 4 stars

It is the world of the near future, and Offred is a Handmaid in the …

a classic

5 stars

I read this classic just two years ago. It felt more relevant to the present than it may have been when it was written. This book is a revolutionary milestone in speculative fiction and probably feminist literature as well, but I found equally interesting that the text is based on progressive loss of innocence. The final chapter is incredible and left me very satisfied.