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El cuento de la criada Ampar ndose en la coartada del terrorismo isl mico, unos pol ticos te cratas se hacen con el poder y, como primera medida, suprimen la libertad de prensa y los derechos de las mujeres Esta trama, inquietante y oscura, que bien podr a encontrarse en cualquier obra actual, pertenece en realidad a esta novela escrita por Margaret Atwood a principios de los ochenta, en la que la afamada autora canadiense anticip con llamativa premonici n una amenaza latente en el mundo de hoy En la Rep blica de Gilead, el cuerpo de Defred s lo sirve para procrear, tal como imponen las f rreas normas establecidas por la dictadura puritana que domina el pa s Si Defred se rebela o si, aceptando colaborar a rega adientes, no es capaz de concebir le espera la muerte en ejecuci n p blica o el destierro a unas Colonias en las que sucumbir a la poluci n de los residuos t xicos As , el r gimen controla con mano de hierro hasta los m s nfimos detalles de la vida de las mujeres su alimentaci n, su indumentaria, incluso su actividad sexual Pero nadie, ni siquiera un gobierno desp tico parapetado tras el supuesto mandato de un dios todopoderoso, puede gobernar el pensamiento de una persona Y mucho menos su deseo Los peligros inherentes a mezclar religi n y pol tica el empe o de todo poder absoluto en someter a las mujeres como paso conducente a sojuzgar a toda la poblaci n la fuerza incontenible del deseo como elemento transgresor son tan s lo una muestra de los temas que aborda este relato desgarrador, aderezado con el sutil sarcasmo que constituye la se a de identidad de Margaret Atwood Una escritora universal que, con el paso del tiempo, no deja de asombrarnos con la lucidez de sus ideas y la potencia de su prosa. Free Download El cuento de la criada author Margaret Atwood For Kindle ePUB or eBook – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

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  1. It s been almost five years since I wrote my review I ve rewritten large parts of it for clarity The main idea remains the same Extremist Judeo Christian beliefs have won America s culture war Now women have no rights They are slaves to men and the biblical, patriarchal society in which they live The Handmaid s Tale is the first person account of one of these enslaved women.Massachusetts Turns Into Saudi Arabia More than thirty years have passed since The Handmaid s Tale was first publish It s been almost five years since I wrote my review I ve rewritten large parts of it for clarity The main idea remains the same Extremist Judeo Christian beliefs have won America s culture war Now women have no rights They are slaves to men and the biblical, patriarchal society in which they live The Handmaid s Tale is the first person account of one of these enslaved women.Massachusetts Turns Into Saudi Arabia More than thirty years have passed since The Handmaid s Tale was first published in 1985, but many still think of it as the go to book for feminist fiction It makes numerous best of lists, the kinds with 99 other books everyone should read before dying Even so, The Handmaid s Tale frustrates me a lot and not only because it contains run on sentences...

  2. 7 7 17 I m just going to leave this here fuck Paul Ryan but not literally, ew Sleeveless women My stars and garters 03 31 17 So, this Russia thing Am I right 2 5 17..just another giant step towards making this book a reality, like they always dreamed of.Original review written in 2o12 WARNING This review is being written after I worked a 13 hour day, with another one on the horizon tomorrow, and a glass of wine and while watching the Rachel Maddow show Current events have put 7 7 17 I m just going to leave this here fuck Paul Ryan but not literally, ew Sle...

  3. I guess Atwood doesn t believe in quotation marks. I don t think I ve ever come across a novel yet in which there is no distinction between the narrator and the character It took me quite a while to get used to that type of style of writing I had to go back and re read sentences again and again, which doesn t really lend itself to a relaxing reading experience, and it slowed me down quite a bit..First 100 pages Really annoying..why well because I felt like a juicy bone was being waved in fro I guess Atwood doesn t believe in quotation marks. I don t think I ve ever come across a novel yet in which there is no distinction between the narrator and the character It took me quite a while to get used to that type of style of writing I had to go back and re read sentences again and again, which doesn t really lend itself to a relaxing reading experience, and it slowed me down quite a bit..First 100 pages Really annoying..why well because I felt like a juicy bone was being waved in front of my face Like when someone asks you, guess which celebrity died today and you ask, who and they say, well why don t you guess and you answer I don t know, I give up, just tell me , and this keeps going back and forth, back and forth, and finally you just want to say, forget it, it s not even worth it and walk away That s how I felt reading this book Kinda like Atwood was being childish about withholding the plot...

  4. There are only a small handful of books that have affected me in a REALLY personal way In a way that I always try to put into words and always, ultimately, fail I have read a lot of books over the years and I ve liked many, disliked plenty too, loved and hated a smaller amount but out of the thousands I ve read, there s less than ten maybe even less than five, now I think about it that honestly hit me so hard that I would go so far as to say they changed me The Handmaid s Tale is a book There are only a small handful of books that have affected me in a REALLY personal way In a way that I always try to put into words and always, ultimately, fail I have read a lot of books over the years and I ve liked many, disliked plenty too, loved and hated a smaller amount but out of the thousands I ve read, there s less than ten maybe even less than five, now I think about it that honestly hit me so hard that I would go so f...

  5. edited from a paper I wrote in college about the book In 1986, when Margaret Atwood published The Handmaid s Tale, Ronald Regan had declared Morning in America, and society was going to renew itself by returning to the old values The Christian right, in its infancy at the time, was rising in reaction to the Free Love, and the horrors of AIDs The 1984 election gave us Willie Horton, ...

  6. Anyone else loving the television adaptation at the moment Sure, they ve played around with the plot a little and padded a few things out, but I think they ve captured the essence of this book in all its brutal reality Certainly, worth a watch Book ReviewI ve been moved by books in the past, many times, but I ve never before read a book that has emotionally drained me to such a degree This is frightening and powerful And sometimes it only takes a single paragraph to make you realise how much Anyone else loving the television adaptation at the moment Sure, they ve played around with the plot a little and padded a few things out, but I think they ve captured the essence of this book in all its brutal reality Certainly, worth a watch Book ReviewI ve been moved by books in the past, many times, but I ve never before read a book that has emotionally drained me to such a degree This is frightening and powerful And sometimes it only takes a single paragraph to make you realise how much soYes, Ma am, I said again, forgetting They used to have dolls, for little girls, that would talk if you pulled a string at the back I though...

  7. Margaret Atwood s The Handmaid s Tale is a tale of terror as well as a warning The dystopian future she describes in Gilead which appears to be centered in Boston due to the reference to Mass Ave and the town of Salem is chillingly misogynistic where women are reduced to strict categories Martha for housework and cooking, Jezebels easy to guess, right , Eyes, Angels soldiers for the state , infertile Wives and potentially fertile Handmaids It is beautifully written with lots of flashba Margaret Atwood s The Handmaid s Tale is a tale of terror as well as a warning The dystopian future she describes in Gilead which appears to be centered in Boston due to the reference to Mass Ave and the town of Salem is chillingly misogynistic where women are reduced to strict categories Martha for housework and cooking, Jezebels easy to guess, right , Eyes, Angels soldiers for the state , infertile Wives and potentially fertile Handmaids It is beautifully written with lots of flashbacks of Offred ,the protagonist s name, of how things devolved i...

  8. Consider this not a ground breaking work of literature Consider this not a piece of fiction boasting an avant garde mode of narration Consider it not a commentary on the concept of subjugation of the weak by the ones holding the reins Consider it not a thinly veiled feminist diatribe either.Instead, consider The Handmaid s Tale an almost physical experience Consider Margaret Atwood a fearless deliverer of unpleasant news a messenger unafraid of dishing out the bone chilling, cruel, unalter Consider this not a ground breaking work of literature Consider this not a piece of fiction boasting an avant garde mode of narration Consider it not a commentary on the concept of subjugation of the weak by the ones holding the reins Consider it not a thinly veiled feminist diatribe either.Instead, consider The Handmaid s Tale an almost physical experience Consider Margaret Atwood a fearless deliverer of unpleasant news a messenger unafraid of dishing out the bone chilling, cruel, unaltered truth and nothing but the truth.Move over Bram Stoker Move over H.P Lovecraft Fade away into oblivion, Edgar Allan Poe Disappear down the depths of obscurity, Stephen King Your narratives are not nearly as coldly brutal, your premonitions not nearly as portentous Because Ms Atwood, presen...

  9. What a perfect time to be scared to death by this novel It doesn t feel dated or far fetched at all, thanks to President Trump.Claire Danes is a pretty good match for this narrative.Original reviewImagine the near future where power is overtaken by the religious right under the guise of protection from Islamic terrorism Imagine the future where the roles of the women reduced to those assigned to them in Old Testament they are no longer allowed to read, work, own property, or handle money Im What a perfect time to be scared to death by this novel It doesn t feel dated or far fetched at all, thanks to President Trump.Claire Danes is a pretty good match for this narrative.Original reviewImagine the near future where power is overtaken by the religious right under the guise of protection from Islamic terrorism Imagine the future where the roles of the women reduced to those assigned to them in Old Testament they are no longer allowed to read, work, own property, or handle money Imagine that due to the pollution and man created viruses, the fertility rates are so low that the few fertile women the Handmaids are now a communal property and are moved from house to house to be inseminated by men of power under the watchful eye of their wives Imagine the future where women can only be the Wives, domestics the Marthas , s...

  10. I NightI am lying awake in my bed I keep my eyes closed and beg sleep to come Fruitlessly Outside, the rain is whipping the windows without mercy My husband is sleeping next to me, oblivious to my struggle I need my thoughts to go away I need to forget that I just finished the Handmaid s Tale and its effect on me I knew I should have resumed myself to the self imposed daily quota of 10% But no I had to read the last 30 % in one go and now I can t sleep because of it It s like a shot o I NightI am lying awake in my bed I keep my eyes closed and beg sleep to come Fruitlessly Outside, the rain is whipping the windows without mercy My husband is sleeping next to me, oblivious to my struggle I need my thoughts to go away I need to forget that I just finished the Handmaid s Tale and its effect on me I knew I should have resumed myself to the self imposed daily quota of 10% But no I had to read the last 30 % in one go and now I can t sleep because of it It s like a shot of caffeine to my veins How can I review such a book How can I explain how I feel I don t even know I can t say I enjoyed it I was both dreading and expecting to open the pages I wanted it to be over, like I want a punishment to be over It made me choke I was uncomfortable and in pain the whole 312 pages However, I was also in awe to the power and poetry of Atwood s writing The last novel they made me feel this way was Never Let Me Go I can still smell the heavy the heavy a...