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World Book Club

BBC World Service

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The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.

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Margaret Atwood

April 8th, 2003

Episode 31 of 347 episodes

The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. The novel explores themes of women in subjugation, and the various means by which they gain agency. Presenter: Harriett Gilbert.

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