THE HANDMAID'S TALE. Margaret Atwood.

THE HANDMAID'S TALE. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First U.S. edition, first printing with code "V 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page. "Dystopian novel of a world ruled by militaristic fundamentalism in which sexual pleasure is forbidden." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-57. Made into a film in 1990. Winner of the 1985 Governor General's Award. 1986 Nebula nominee. First winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Broderick and Di Filippo, Science Fiction: The 101 Best Novels, 1985-2010 #1. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 426. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A lovely copy. (#163955).

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First printing has code "V 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.