The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

The Handmaid’s Tale is a dystopian novel written by Margaret Atwood in 1985. It depicts a totalitarian world known as Gilead, portraying the subjection of women in a patriarchal society. The near-future New England setting illustrates a bleak portrayal of the world after the United States is overthrown by a fundamentalist group. Society is reorganized by the regime using a peculiar interpretation of some Old Testament ideas, and a new militarized, hierarchical model of social and religious fanaticism among its newly created social classes. The novel follows the story of a young woman, Offred, who struggles to maintain her identity. It depicts the rebellion of the women in her social class as their ability to read, write, own property, or handle money are lost. Most significantly, women are deprived of control over their own reproductive functions.The Handmaid's Tale was nominated for the first-ever Man Booker International Prize representing the best writers in contemporary fiction. Margaret Atwood is the author of more than 35 internationally acclaimed works of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. Her numerous awards include the Governor General’s Award for The Handmaid’s Tale, and The Giller Prize and Italian Premio Mondello for Alias Grace. The Handmaid’s Tale, Cat’s Eye, Alias Grace, and Oryx and Crake were all shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, which she won with The Blind Assassin. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and has been awarded the Norwegian Order of Literary Merit and the French Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres among many others; she is a Foreign Honorary Member for Literature of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She lives in Toronto.

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McClelland and Stewart published a 1st edition of The Handmaid’s Tale in 1985, as a hardcover in Toronto, Canada. A true first printing includes "Set in the near future in a locale resembling Cambridge Massachusetts, this work describes life in what was once the United States - A Clockwork Orange, as seen by women" on the dust jacket. In 1986 Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, published the first US edition of The Handmaid’s Tale in 1986.Jonathan Cape published the first UK edition of The Handmaid’s Tale in 1986.

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

The Folio Society published a limited edition of The Handmaid’s Tale in 2012, London. The hardcover edition features unique illustrations by Anna and Elena Balbusso, in full-color.

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The Handmaid's Tale

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart [0-7710-0813-9] 1985, 1st edition. (hardcover) 324pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. 8vo. Crème boards with red spine; lettering in crème to spine. Dust jacket illustrated on front panel, author's portrait to rear panel; unclipped, showing $22.95. Tape repair to crease on the front cover causing mild discolouration. Practically invisible… Read more
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THE HANDMAID'S TALE

by Atwood, Margaret

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Bibliodditiques
Published
1985
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Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771008139
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$182.50

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1985. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/very good +. Tight binding. No chips, tears, creases on pages. Dust jacket is NOT price-clipped with price of $22.95 on front flap. Very light wear to dust jacket with some rubbing to edge of jacket and a 0.5" tear on front panel at top near spine.… Read more
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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84 Charing Cross Road Books, IOBA
Published
1980
Condition
Collectable - Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$178.43

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Folio Society, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Collectable - Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Balbusso, Anna and Elena. Near Fine 1st impression 2012 Folio Society hardback in black outer slipcase, new intro by the author, illustrated by Anna and Elena Balbusso. Beautiful edition of this classic, scarce in the Folio Society original edition with original black slipcase.… Read more
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The Handmaid's Tale (Artist Edition)

by Atwood, Margaret

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Black Dog Books
Published
2022
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781951151935
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$155.00

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Suntup Editions, 2022. Book. Fine. Hardcover. One of 1000 copies of the Artist Edition. Signed by the illustrator Ken Cunningham with a new exclusive introduction by Sophie Mackintosh and a new exclusive afterword by Jan Garden Castro. Handmaid's Tale bookmark included..
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

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The Title Page ABAA
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395404256
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$150.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. Light green spine with silver lettering over gray paper covered boards. Minor foxing and staining on book edges. Unpriceclipped pictorial dust jacket is without defects. Excellent copy of an important fictional work.. First Edition. Cloth Backed Paper Covered Boa. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

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EGR books
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$150.00

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Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket. Condition: Near Fine. First edition, second printing..McClelland and Stewart, 1985. Unclipped dust jacket has a small push to the bottom front edge, otherwise hardcover and dust jacket are fine.
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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Russell Books Ltd
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Used - Acceptable
ISBN
9780771008139
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$150.00

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McClelland and Stewart. Used - Acceptable. Canadian First Edition, First Printing (1st Edition, 1st Printing).
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
2012
Condition
Very Fine
Edition
First Edition, Thus
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$150.00

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London: The Folio Society, 2012. First Edition, Thus. Cloth. Very Fine/Slipcase. Tall 8vo., 318pp. Beautiful Unread First Printing of this Folio Edition with a new introduction by Atwood. Square, tight and clean throughout with no discernible wear. Fine publisher's slipcase. illustrated by Anna and Elena Balbusso. A gorgeous collectable copy at a great price.
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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Bonita
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Good
ISBN
9780771008139
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$142.41

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Hardcover. Good. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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Bren-Books.com
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395404256
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$140.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 1986 Houghton Mifflin FIRST edition of Atwood's acclaimed futuristic novel. This book is in VG/VG condition. The HB is clean with a long inscription on the ffep. The DJ is unclipped and has minor wear at the spine ends. … Read more
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