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Publisher Description

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The Testaments is a modern masterpiece, a powerful novel that can be read on its own or as a companion to Margaret Atwood’s classic, The Handmaid’s Tale.


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: Aunt Lydia.  Her complex past and uncertain future unfold in surprising and pivotal ways.
 
With The Testaments, Margaret Atwood 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.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2019
September 10
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
432
Pages
PUBLISHER
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
2.2
MB

Customer Reviews

Allen Family Fun ,

Slow at first then picks up

It took me many months to get through the first quarter of the book but once the book got very good I could not put down. Rated w one star missing due to the slowness at first.
This book would be a great end to the Handmaids series on Hulu....

jmlopez1793 ,

Fantastic Sequel

Gripping, entertaining, fantastic. I read it in one day, which is saying a lot because I’m not a fast reader. I loved the book, the changes in perspective made perfect sense and the character choices were spot on. Truly great ending to a story that began 30 years ago.

Wanda's hair ,

It was ok.

I honestly love the story of June and her daughters. I am captivated by the depth of the world created through the books and the tv show. This book, however, seems to have been an emotional response by Margaret Atwood to gain back control of her characters. The story is a bit disjointed and attempts to cover this up results in the multiple narrators and ultimately coved up by the “ way in the future end. ” If I were in the position of having an opinion, I would have said it needs to be rewritten. The book is poorly edited and feels heavy-handed. My recommendation is to read this book just to know the cannon of the story and look past the second rate writing.

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