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The Testaments

The Sequel to the Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Eleanor Atwood

Hardcover, 432 pages, Nan A. Talese, List Price: $28.95 |

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The Sequel to the Handmaid's Tale
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When the van door slammed on Handmaid Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her — freedom, prison or death.

Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.

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Atwood Hints At A Brighter Future In 'Handmaid' Sequel 'The Testaments'

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Why Margaret Atwood Said 'No' To A 'Handmaid's Tale' Sequel — Until Now

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Hear Margaret Atwood's Exclusive Reading Of 'The Testaments'

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