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|title: The Handmaid's Tale|
|tags: book fiction great scifi|
|Taya started watching the Hulu show based on this book, and before I wanted to watch it I had to|
|read the book, so I picked up [*The Handmaid's Tale][handmaid-amazon] and got to work. Due to recent|
|developments in politics, this book as well as *1984* are once again best sellers, and after having|
|read this one I can understand why.|
|This book makes you think about how|
|easy it can be to just go with the flow, but how dire the consequences of that path of least|
|resistance can potentially be.|
|> We lived, as usual, by ignoring. Ignoring isn't the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.|
|There were parts of the book written in a different style which seemed to signify a different|
|meaning. The parts at night were more loose and dream like, explaining what goes on at night can|
|feel that way. The ending was a bit weird, I had one interpretation of it that made me feel better|
|about it later on, but initially it was annoying. I highly recommend the book, and now I can watch|