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The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood

‘Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. 499 more words



The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

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5TH JUNE 2016

Book Club

The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood

Apologies everyone but I finished this a while ago and it’s taken me ages to get around to writing a review!

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood took FOREVER to get through (about 5 weeks to be precise). 1,083 more words


'Academic Olympics' kicking off in Calgary this weekend

The largest academic gathering in Canada will kick off at the University of Calgary on Saturday, bringing an estimated 8,000 prominent thinkers — including author Margaret Atwood — to the city. 370 more words

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Four Books Abandoned Recently (+ One I SHOULD Have)

I’d like to think I’ve gotten better at choosing books that are sure to suit me, but sometimes it’s still a matter of ditching the duds when it becomes clear they’re not working. 790 more words

Fiction Reviews

Writer's Quote Wednesday // Margaret Atwood

Hello, hello, and welcome to the middle of the week, dear readers. If you are feeling a little run down or if Friday is feeling a little too far away, I encourage you to check out… 818 more words