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[Book Review] The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Title: The Blind Assassin
Author: Margaret Atwood
Genre: Fiction, historical fiction, literary fiction, mystery, sci-fi

Where I got the book: I purchased this book through… 712 more words

Books

Que Bonita es Barcelona*

Writers are like everyone else: we are products of our times, and we live through events as the rest of the world does. And those events sometimes have a real impact on us. 739 more words

Agatha Christie

The Importance of 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Like many people at the minute I have been hooked on The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. When the first episode of the series aired on Channel 4 in the UK I instantaneously bought the book, I was so in awe of the world that Atwood had conjured before my eyes. 392 more words

Society

Margaret Atwood - Fallen Women Quote

it was about men, the kind who caused women to fall. I did not ascribe any intentions to these men.

They were like the weather, they didn’t have a mind.

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Excerpts

What will happen next?

What will happen next?

Whenever there’s another terrorist attack, I wonder, what will happen next? Where is the world heading? I find books like “A Hand Maid’s Tale’ by Margaret Atwood, written in 1985 (and recently on television) fascinating. 436 more words

The Handmaid's Tale ~ Margaret Atwood

I ended up reading Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale in a couple of days although it is not a pleasant book at all. In a dystopian society where children are a rarity, a totalitarian society turns fertile unmarried women into birthing machines. 645 more words

100 Book Challenge

Hag-Seed Analysis ft. Intellectual Hypocrisy

Margaret Atwood’s Hag-Seed is an allegorical retelling of William Shakespeare’s play The Tempest. Obviously. Rather than discuss the simplest possible interpretation for a thousand words we’re going to go over something interesting I thought of instead. 1,025 more words

Literature