The TestamentsLarge Print - 2019 | First large print edition.
"More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third voice: a woman who wields power through the ruthless accumulation and deployment of secrets. As Atwood unfolds The Testaments, she opens up the innermost workings of Gilead as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes."--Publisher's website.
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JessicaGma Oct 22, 2019
An exceptional sequel to a legendary book. I wasn't sure if the Handmaid's Tale needed a sequel, but the Testaments lived up to the source material, and provided that comeuppance you wanted o badly when reading the first one. It was deftly plotted with good characters, and still keeps you with th... Read More »
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"There were swings in one of the parks, but because of our skirts, which might be blown up by the wind and then looked into, we were not to think of taking such a liberty as a swing. Only boys could taste that freedom; only they could swoop and soar; only they could be airborne. I've never been on a swing. It remains one of my wishes." Part II - Chapter 3 - pg.16
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