The Testaments

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Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.74
Publisher
Anchor Books
Publish Date
Pages
448
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.8 X 1.1 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780525562627

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About the Author

Margaret Atwood is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays. Her novels include Cat's Eye, The Robber Bride, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin, and the MaddAddam trilogy. Her 1985 classic, The Handmaid's Tale, was followed in 2019 by a sequel, The Testaments, which was a global number one bestseller and won the Booker Prize. In 2020 she published Dearly, her first collection of poetry for a decade.

Atwood has won numerous awards including the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Imagination in Service to Society, the Franz Kafka Prize, the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. In 2019 she was made a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour for services to literature. She has also worked as a cartoonist, illustrator, librettist, playwright and puppeteer. She lives in Toronto, Canada.

Reviews

"A chilling invitation no Atwood fan can resist . . . The Testaments reminds us of the power of truth in the face of evil."
--People

"Margaret Atwood's powers are on full display . . . Everyone should read The Testaments."
--Los Angeles Times

"A fast, immersive narrative that's as propulsive as it is melodramatic."
--Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

"The Testaments is worthy of the literary classic it continues. That's thanks in part to Atwood's capacity to surprise, even writing in a universe we think we know so well."
--USA Today

"The women of Gilead are more fascinating than ever."
--NPR

"There may be no novelist better suited to tapping the current era's anxieties than Margaret Atwood."
--Entertainment Weekly

"Powerful, revealing, and engaging."
--The Boston Globe


"A rare treat . . . a corker of a plot, culminating in a breathless flight to freedom."
--Laura Miller, Slate