HANDMAIDS TALE

HANDMAIDS TALE

ATWOOD, MARGARET

10,90 €
IVA incluido
En stock
Editorial:
VINTAGE BOOKS
Materia
Contemporary literature
ISBN:
978-1-78487-487-2
Páginas:
320
Encuadernación:
Paperback
10,90 €
IVA incluido
En stock

The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.

Brilliantly conceived and executed, this powerful evocation of twenty-first century America gives full rein to Margaret Atwood's devastating irony, wit and astute perception.

Artículos relacionados

  • YEAR OF THE MONKEY
    PATTI SMITH
    From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year. Following a run of New Year's concerts at San Francisco's legendary Fillmore, Patti Smith finds herself tramping the coast of Santa Cruz, about to embark on a year of solitary wandering. Un...
    En stock

    22,30 €

  • THE CHILDREN ACT
    MCEWAN, IAN
    El títol d’aquest penúltim llibre de l’autor britànic Ian McEwan fa referència a “The Children Act 1989”, un acte amb el qual el parlament anglès defineix les funcions atribuïdes a les entitats locals, als tribunals, als pares i a les agències del Regne Unit per garantir i promoure el benestar dels menors. El jutge Maye s’enfronta al cas d’Adam Henry, un noi de 17 anys que, aju...
    En stock

    13,50 €

  • A PASSAGE TO INDIA
    FORSTER, E.M.
    Exploring issues of colonialism, faith and the limits of comprehension, E.M. Forster's A Passage to India is edited by Oliver Stallybrass, with an introduction by Pankaj Mishra. When Adela Quested and her elderly companion Mrs Moore arrive in the Indian town of Chandrapore, they quickly feel trapped by its insular and prejudiced 'Anglo-Indian' community. Determined to escape th...
    En stock

    13,50 €

  • TRAINSPOTTING
    WELSH, IRVINE
    The bestselling novel by Irvine Welsh that provided the inspiration for Danny Boyle's hit filmChoose us. Choose life. Choose mortgage payments; choose washing machines; choose cars; choose sitting oan a couch watching mind-numbing and spirit-crushing game shows, stuffing fuckin junk food intae yir mooth. Choose rotting away, pishing and shiteing yersel in a home, a total fuckin...
    En stock

    13,35 €

  • BELOVED
    MORRISON, TONI
    Discover Toni Morrison's most iconic work in this Pulitzer-prize winning novel that exemplifies her powerful and important place in contemporary American literature.'An American masterpiece' AS ByattIt is the mid-1800s and as slavery looks to be coming to an end, Sethe is haunted by the violent trauma it wrought on her former enslaved life at Sweet Home, Kentucky. Her dead baby...
    En stock

    13,80 €

  • UNACCUSTOMED EARTH
    LAHIRI,JHUMPA
    Beginning in America, and spilling back over memories and generations to India, Unaccustomed Earth explores the heart of family life and the immigrant experience. Eight luminous stories - longer and richer than any Jhumpa Lahiri has yet written - take us from America to Europe, India and Thailand as they follow new lives forged in the wake of loss. ...
    En stock

    14,25 €

Otros libros del autor

  • TESTAMENTS: THE SEQUEL TO THE HANDMAID'S TALE
    ATWOOD, MARGARET
    The wait is overAnd so I step up, into the darkness within; or else the light.When the van door slammed on 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.With The Testaments, the wait is over.Margaret Atwood’s sequel picks up the story 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the exp...
    En stock

    24,95 €

  • GN. THE HANDMAID'S TALE
    ATWOOD, MARGARET
    Provocative, startling, prophetic, and more relevant than ever, The Handmaid's Tale has become a global phenomenon. Now, in this stunning graphic novel edition of Margaret Atwood's modern classic, the terrifying reality of Gilead is brought to vivid life like never before."Everything Handmaids wear is red: the colour of blood, which defines us." Offred is a Handmaid in the Repu...
    En stock

    27,00 €

  • THE TESTAMENTS
    ATWOOD, MARGARET
    When the van door slammed on 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. With The Testaments, the wait is over. 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. ‘Dear Readers: Ever...
    En stock

    13,50 €

  • FREEDOM : VINTAGE MINIS
    ATWOOD, MARGARET
    Can we ever be wholly free?In this book of breathtaking imaginary leaps that conjure dystopias and magical islands, Margaret Atwood holds a mirror up to our own world. The reflection we are faced with, of men and women in prisons literal and metaphorical, is frightening, but it is also a call to arms to speak and to act to preserve our freedom while we still can. And in that, t...
    En stock

    6,00 €

  • LA SERVANTE ECARLATE
    ATWOOD, MARGARET
    Devant la chute drastique de la fécondité, la république de Galaad, récemment fondée par des fanatiques religieux, a réduit au rang d'esclaves sexuelles les quelques femmes encore fertiles. Vêtue de rouge, Defred, servante écarlate parmi d'autres à qui l'on a ôté jusqu'à son nom, met donc son corps au service de son Commandant et de sa femme. Le soir, dans sa chambre à l'austér...
    En stock

    15,00 €

  • THE HANDMAID'S TALE
    ATWOOD, MARGARET
    ** THE SUNDAY TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLER **Discover the dystopian novel that started a phenomenon before you read the Booker Prize-winning sequel The Testaments.NOW AN AWARD-WINNING TV SERIES STARRING ELISABETH MOSSOffred is a Handmaid in The Republic of Gilead, a religious totalitarian state in what was formerly known as the United States. She is placed in the household of The Com...
    Preguntar disponibilidad