Originally published: London : Cape, 1986. With new introd., bibliography, and chronology.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page xix).
A chilling look at the near future presents the story of Offred, a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, once the United States, an oppressive world where women are no longer allowed to read and are valued only as long as they are viable for reproduction.