1985 THE HANDMAID'S TALE by Margaret Atwood First Edition 2nd Printing

Regular price $160.00

This is a 1985 hardcover first edition of The Handmaid's Tale : A Novel by Margaret Atwood, it is a second printing. The jacket has a small tear at the top. It has been placed in a protective archival quality sleeve.  All interior pages are structurally sound and appear unmarked. There are a couple dog eared pages that have been unfolded.

The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian novel by author Margaret Atwood, published in 1985. It is set in a near-future New England, in a strongly patriarchal, quasi-Christian, totalitarian state. This book has been banned for profanity, vulgarity and sexual overtones. One student's mother forbade him from choosing the book on the school's reading list alleging porn, gore, and cursing. If you are a collector of banned books, this is one you want on your shelf.



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