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June Feminist Fiction Book Club: Margaret Atwood's Handmaid's Tale

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StewieGriffinsMom Tue 31-May-11 22:07:52

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HarrietJones Wed 01-Jun-11 06:29:01

Marking my place. I did this for Alevel many moons ago-
and would like to see what everyone else thinks

mackerella Wed 01-Jun-11 08:00:09

Count me in too, if I can get it read in time. Don't think I've read this since I was an impressionable teen (and it made a big impression on me at the time, so I'm really keen to reread it).

PrinceHumperdink Wed 01-Jun-11 08:03:18

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suwoo Wed 01-Jun-11 16:58:18

Marking my place.

celadon Wed 01-Jun-11 22:58:14

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ILoveGregoryHouse Wed 01-Jun-11 23:01:53

Read this last year for rl book club, marking place for this one.

TeddyMcardle Wed 01-Jun-11 23:04:08

Marking place

FlamingoBingo Thu 02-Jun-11 07:18:21

I'm intending to make this smile

suwoo Thu 02-Jun-11 15:28:43

I've just bought it on Ebay because my uni library only had one copy which was on loan. Harrumph.

AurraSing Thu 02-Jun-11 15:39:09

I'm going to do my best to take part. it's a good few years since I read it, so a re-read might be in order.

YankNCock Tue 07-Jun-11 16:31:19

Going to mark my place, I've not participated in one of these before, so please be gentle with me!

suwoo Wed 08-Jun-11 09:22:58

Neither have I, Yank. We'll be fine. grin

YankNCock Wed 08-Jun-11 16:15:34

My old copy has been highlighted in several places by 19-year-old me. Will be interesting to see if 15-years-older me can figure out WHY I was doing it.

suwoo Wed 08-Jun-11 19:51:22

I've it finished today, just took three hours or so. I have made notes ready for next week. I bet your 19 ear old self's notes are very useful.

PippiLongBottom Mon 13-Jun-11 14:38:19

Bumping for my 'threads I'm on'. Does the chat take place on this thread?

PrinceHumperdink Mon 13-Jun-11 17:48:35

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Reality Mon 13-Jun-11 17:53:58

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itisnotacompetitionyouknow Tue 14-Jun-11 19:56:27

Marking place

KD0706 Tue 14-Jun-11 22:50:47

Hi all. I'm marking my place too. I studied this for csys (Scottish, kind of like a level) and have re read it many times.

PrinceHumperdink Tue 14-Jun-11 23:45:03

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KD0706 Wed 15-Jun-11 09:12:07

You should re read it if you haven't already princehumperdink
It's one of those books that you notice something new almost every time. Especially as your own perspective/life experience changes

paysdegex Wed 15-Jun-11 12:00:05

Would love to join in if I can make it - read this last year, rediscovered Atwood after loving Oryx and Crake - so marking my place.

PrinceHumperdink Wed 15-Jun-11 14:50:02

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StewieGriffinsMom Wed 15-Jun-11 19:56:44

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