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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
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really liked it
Read 3 times. Last read July 28, 2019 to July 30, 2019.

I have heard, especially over the last few years, how The Handmaid's Tale is eerily similar to our present day. And while we aren't living in Gilead exactly, I couldn't help notice the comparisons as well. It's a brilliant feminist novel on women living in a patriarchal society. I think we can all relate to that, yes?

The book was originally published in 1985, and the sequel is set to be released in September 2019. Thank God too, I don't know what I'd do if there wasn't going to be a follow-up to this story. We need a voice like Margaret Atwood, as much now as we ever have.
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July 28, 2019 – Started Reading
July 30, 2019 – Shelved
July 30, 2019 – Finished Reading

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