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The Testaments

THE TESTAMENTS is a modern masterpiece, a powerful novel that can be read on its own or as a companion to Margaret Atwood’s classic, THE HANDMAID'S TALE --- one of the most talked-about books of the 20th century and now a groundbreaking Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy award-winning television series.

More than 15 years after the events of THE HANDMAID'S TALE, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results.
Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third: Aunt Lydia. Her complex past and uncertain future unfold in surprising and pivotal ways.
With THE TESTAMENTS, Margaret Atwood opens up the innermost workings of Gilead, as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes.

Audiobook available; read by Ann Dowd, Bryce Dallas Howard and Mae Whitman, with Derek Jacobi,Tantoo Cardinal and Margaret Atwood

The Testaments
by Margaret Atwood

  • Publication Date: September 1, 2020
  • Genres: Dystopian, Fiction
  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor
  • ISBN-10: 0525562621
  • ISBN-13: 9780525562627