Comic
Dutch
In 1985 verscheen voor het eerst de dystopische roman Het verhaal van de Dienstmaagd, het huiveringwekkende verhaal over de jonge vrouw Vanfred in het Amerika van een nabije toekomst, waar de macht is overgenomen door een radicaal-religieuze groepering. Weinigen durfden toen te voorspellen dat dat beangstigende toekomstbeeld zo dichtbij zou komen, maar met de verkiezing van Donald Trump tot presi
Title
Het verhaal van de dienstmaagd
Author of screenplay
Margaret Atwood
Illustrator
Renée Nault
Uniform title
The handmaid's tale (graphic novel)
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The handmaid's tale : the graphic novel
Publisher
Amsterdam: Prometheus, © 2019
[240] p. : ill.
ISBN
9789044641905 (paperback)

About Margaret Atwood

Margaret Eleanor Atwood (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, teacher, environmental activist, and inventor. Since 1961, she has published 18 books of poetry, 18 novels, 11 books of non-fiction, nine collections of short fiction, eight children's books, and two graphic novels, as well as a number of small press editions of both poetry and fiction. Atwood has won numerous awards and honors for her writing, including the Booker Prize (twice), Arthur C. Clarke Award, Governor General's Award, Franz Kafka Prize, Princess of Asturias Awards, and the National Book Critics and PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Awards. A number of her works have been adapted for film and television.

Atwood's works encompass a variety of themes including gender and identity, religion and myth, the power of language, climate change, and "power politics". Many of her poems are inspired by myths and fairy tales which i…Read more on Wikipedia