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Margaret atwood writing the handmaid's tale in west berlin in 1984margaret atwood in addition to being an author, atwood is a vocal advocate for environmental issues. The handmaid’s tale epub is written by margaret atwood a dystopia is a society characterized by a focus on that which is contrary to the author’s ethos, such as mass poverty, public mistrust, and suspicion, a police state or oppression. “handmaid’s tale” author margaret atwood on the roots of dystopia george kraychyk (hulu) in turbulent moments of history, fiction can offer either escapism or a distorted mirror of our own time.
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