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The Handmaid's Tale (Graphic Novel)

March 26, 2019 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771006845
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Description

Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, where women are prohibited from holding jobs, reading, and forming friendships. She serves in the household of the Commander and his wife, and under the new social order she has only one purpose: once a month, she must lie on her back and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, because in an age of declining births, Offred and the other Handmaids are valued only if they are fertile. But Offred remembers the years before Gilead, when she was an independent woman who had a job, a family, and a name of her own. Now, her memories and her will to survive are acts of rebellion.

Provocative, startling, prophetic, The Handmaid's Tale has long been a global phenomenon. With this stunning graphic novel adaptation of Margaret Atwood's modern classic, beautifully realized by artist Renee Nault, the terrifying reality of Gilead has been brought to vivid life like never before.

About this Author

MARGARET ATWOOD is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition to The Handmaid's Tale, her novels include Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the Booker Prize; Oryx and Crake, a finalist for the Giller Prize and the Man Booker Prize; The Year of the Flood; MaddAddam; and her most recent, The Heart Goes Last. She is also the co-creator (with Johnnie Christmas) of the graphic novel series Angel Catbird. She lives in Toronto with the writer Graeme Gibson.


RENEE NAULT is a Canadian artist known for her vivid and dreamlike illustrations in watercolour and ink. Her work has appeared in books, magazines, and graphic novels worldwide. She currently lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

ISBN: 9780771006845
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Published: 2019-03-26

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