The Testaments
The Testaments

ATWOOD, Margaret. The Testaments.

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ATWOOD, Margaret. The Testaments. London: Chatto & Windus, 2019.

Large 8vo., original publisher's navy blue boards, image of handmaid embossed to upper and lower covers; lettered in white to spine; pictorial endpapers; unclipped dustwrapper designed by Suzanne Dean and illustrated by Noma Bar; lime green ribbon marker; pp. [x], 419, [iii]; an almost-new copy, apparently unread, with 'signed by the author' sticker to upper cover and barcode sticker to lower panel; title page bound slightly out of line; else fine.
First edition, with the full number line 1-10 denoting first impression.
Atwood's long-anticipated second novel in the handmaid series follows Offred's daughter, several years in the future of the Gilead saga, as she struggles to come to terms with the totalitarian society. Upon publication, the novel instantly won the Man Booker Prize for 2019 and the demand for first editions is already beginning to rise.