«The Handmaid's Tale» in English with a Parallel Translation

Book The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale) in English
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Original title: 
The Handmaid's Tale
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Language: 
English
Difficulty: 
B1
Year: 
1985
Number of pages: 
212

The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian novel by the Canadian author Margaret Atwood, first published in 1985. The plot is set in New England, in a totalitarian state, known as Gilead. The novel explores themes of subjugated women in a patriarchal society. The central character is a handmaid named Offred forcibly assigned to carry a child for one of the top-ranking officials. Will she be able to fight for a better life in this cruel society?