Nan A. Talese



The Testaments

Celebrated Canadian writer Margaret Atwood has done the impossible and published a satisfying sequel to her 1985 classic, The Handmaid’s Tale.

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Review of ‘The Testaments’

Is it possible to compose a satisfying sequel to a novel that’s become a modern classic? That’s a challenge in itself, but the difficulty goes up exponentially if said novel has also been turned into a blockbuster TV series. 

In her sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale (1985), which outlined a near future in which women’s…

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