Title The Handmaid's Tale
Publication Type Book
Year of Publication 1985
Authors Atwood M
Publisher McClelland and Stewart
City Toronto
ISBN 0-7710-0813-9
Keywords human rights, religion, women's rights

The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian novel, a work of science fiction or speculative fiction, written by Canadian author Margaret Atwood and first published in 1985. Set in the near future, in a totalitarian Christian theocracy which has overthrown the United States government, The Handmaid's Tale explores themes of women in subjugation and the various means by which they gain agency. (Wikipedia, The Handmaid's Tale)