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The Handmaid’s Tale

Margaret Atwood, Canada.1985 Margaret Atwood is a prolific poet, novelist, literary critic, activist and writer whose works have found a worldwide audience beyond her native Canada. Atwood is a winner of the Booker Prize, Arthur C. Clarke Award and Prince of Asturias award for Literature, and has been a finalist for the Canadian Governor General’s Award seven times, winning twice. While her novels have garnered her global recognition, her poetry is also highly regarded and she has published a number of anthologies. Blending both feminist and mythological themes her novels, usually set in the past or near future often explore...