The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood

*wince* Wow.


This deserves a proper review.




It's been a while since I posted the stub, and I'm no closer to composing something that could do justice to what's inside those covers. It felt too visceral. After all this time, the vague fear and disheartening mood still reach me, it is that well written. It's the little details, I think. They are such simple, real, true things. They lend verisimilitude, make the whole scenario believable. Instant, enduring horror.


I don't know what else to say, except it got me thinking.