The handmaid's tale / Margaret Atwood ; art & adaptation, Renée Nault.

By: Atwood, Margaret, 1939- [author.]
Contributor(s): Nault, Renee [artist,, adapter.] | Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. Handmaid's tale
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, [2019]Edition: First editionDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780385539241; 038553924XOther title: Hand maid's tale : the graphic novelSubject(s): Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Handmaid's tale -- Adaptations | Handmaid's tale (Atwood, Margaret) | Misogyny -- Comic books, strips, etc | Women -- Comic books, strips, etc | COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Literary | COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Science Fiction | Misogyny | Women | COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Literary | COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Science Fiction | Misogyny | WomenGenre/Form: Graphic novels. | Graphic novels. | Adaptations. | Comic books, strips, etc. | Dystopias. | Graphic novels. | Comics (Graphic works) | Fiction. | Adaptations. | Graphic novels.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Handmaid's tale.DDC classification: 741.5/971 LOC classification: PN6733.A89 | H36 2019Other classification: CGN006000 | CGN004070 Summary: "Margaret Atwood's best-loved novel has taken the world by storm again. Riding high on bestseller lists for months and the basis for Hulu's Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning smash hit series, The Handmaid's Tale is everywhere--and it's primed for a stunning new graphic novel adaptation. The story is iconic: In the Republic of Gilead, a Handmaid named Offred lives in the home of the Commander, to the purpose that she become pregnant with his child. Stripped of her most basic freedoms, (work, property, her own name), Offred remembers a different time, not so long ago, when she was valuable for more than her viable ovaries, when she was mother to a daughter she could keep, and when she and her husband lived and loved as equals. Darkly prescient, scathingly sarcastic, and eminently frightening, The Handmaid's Tale has only gained relevance since it was originally published, and remains one of the most powerful, widely read stories of our times. This illustrated edition is a must-have for Atwood's growing legions of fans"--
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"Margaret Atwood's best-loved novel has taken the world by storm again. Riding high on bestseller lists for months and the basis for Hulu's Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning smash hit series, The Handmaid's Tale is everywhere--and it's primed for a stunning new graphic novel adaptation. The story is iconic: In the Republic of Gilead, a Handmaid named Offred lives in the home of the Commander, to the purpose that she become pregnant with his child. Stripped of her most basic freedoms, (work, property, her own name), Offred remembers a different time, not so long ago, when she was valuable for more than her viable ovaries, when she was mother to a daughter she could keep, and when she and her husband lived and loved as equals. Darkly prescient, scathingly sarcastic, and eminently frightening, The Handmaid's Tale has only gained relevance since it was originally published, and remains one of the most powerful, widely read stories of our times. This illustrated edition is a must-have for Atwood's growing legions of fans"--

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