The Handmaid's Tale Reviews

The Handmaid's Tale Quotes

Now I'm awake to the world. I was asleep before. That's how we let it happen. When they slaughtered Congress, we didn't wake up. When they blamed terrorists and suspended the Consitution, we didn't wake up then, either. Nothing changes instantaneously. In a gradually heating bathtub, you'd be boiled to death before you knew it.

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A priest, a doctor, a gay man. I think I heard that joke once. This wasn't the punchline.

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