Thoughts On: Character Looks

I finally read Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale last year, partly because the adaptation was coming out and partly because why hadn't I already read it? The tricky thing about reading a book after you've seen promotional materials, though, is that it's really hard to imagine the characters as anything other than the actors. Aside … Continue reading Thoughts On: Character Looks

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Title: The Handmaid's TaleAuthor: Margaret AtwoodRating: ★★★★Summary: Set in the near future, The Handmaid’s Tale describes life in what was once the United States, now a monotheocracy that has reacted to social unrest and a sharply declining birthrate by reverting to, and going beyond, the repressive intolerance of the original Puritans. In condensed but eloquent prose, by turns … Continue reading Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood