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The Handmaid's Tale: Signed Limited Slipcased Artist Edition #/1000

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The Handmaid's Tale: Signed Limited Slipcased Artist Edition #/1000

by Atwood, Margaret

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Suntup Editions, 2022. Book. Illus. by Ken Cunningham. Fine. Hardcover. Signed Copy. First Edition/First Printing. The Artist edition is limited to 1000 copies, and is the only edition to include a dust jacket illustrated by Ken Cunningham. It is a full cloth, smyth sewn binding with two-hits foil stamping, and is housed in an embossed paper covered slipcase. The edition features embossed endsheets and is printed offset on premium archival Cougar Natural Vellum paper. This edition is signed by the artist..

Synopsis

The Handmaid’s Tale is a dystopian novel written by Margaret Atwood in 1985. It depicts a totalitarian world known as Gilead, portraying the subjection of women in a patriarchal society. The near-future New England setting illustrates a bleak portrayal of the world after the United States is overthrown by a fundamentalist group. Society is reorganized by the regime using a peculiar interpretation of some Old Testament ideas, and a new militarized, hierarchical model of social and religious fanaticism among its newly created social classes. The novel follows the story of a young woman, Offred, who struggles to maintain her identity. It depicts the rebellion of the women in her social class as their ability to read, write, own property, or handle money are lost. Most significantly, women are deprived of control over their own reproductive functions. The Handmaid's Tale was nominated for the first-ever Man Booker International Prize representing the best writers in contemporary fiction. Margaret Atwood is the author of more than 35 internationally acclaimed works of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. Her numerous awards include the Governor General’s Award for The Handmaid’s Tale , and The Giller Prize and Italian Premio Mondello for Alias Grace . The Handmaid’s Tale , Cat’s Eye , Alias Grace , and Oryx and Crake were all shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, which she won with The Blind Assassin . She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and has been awarded the Norwegian Order of Literary Merit and the French Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres among many others; she is a Foreign Honorary Member for Literature of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She lives in Toronto.

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Bookseller
Pat Cramer, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
045613
Title
The Handmaid's Tale: Signed Limited Slipcased Artist Edition #/1000
Author
Atwood, Margaret
Illustrator
Ken Cunningham
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition/First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Suntup Editions
Date Published
2022
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I have been selling used and rare books internationally since 1985.I tend to list modern fiction because that is what i know the most about.I specialize on horror and suspense fiction because these are two areas that i enjoy most and because they are two areas that I know the most aboutI am not a generalist dealer but I have been known to list a small percentage of anything that looks interesting to me, fiction and non-fiction, to bring new customers to my site.

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