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Joanne

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  • The Handmaid's Tale

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs)
    • By Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated By Claire Danes
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3941)
    Performance
    (3558)
    Story
    (3582)

    Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, serving in the household of the enigmatic Commander and his bitter wife. She may go out once a day to markets whose signs are now pictures because women are not allowed to read. She must pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, for in a time of declining birthrates her value lies in her fertility, and failure means exile to the dangerously polluted Colonies. Offred can remember a time when she lived with her husband and daughter and had a job, before she lost even her own name....

    Emily - Audible says: "My Top Pick for 2012"
    "I loved this book, Margaret Atwood write more!"
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    What made the experience of listening to The Handmaid's Tale the most enjoyable?

    Hard to say, the writing was lovely, like poetry, Claire Danes did a great job reading it.


    Have you listened to any of Claire Danes’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No I haven't but I will look for other books by her.


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