The Testaments

The Testaments
Author: Margaret Atwood
Publsiher: McClelland & Stewart
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2019-09-10
ISBN 10: 0771009429
ISBN 13: 9780771009426
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Testaments Book Review:

WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Margaret Atwood's dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid's Tale, has become a modern classic—and now she brings the iconic story to a dramatic conclusion in this riveting sequel. More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third voice: a woman who wields power through the ruthless accumulation and deployment of secrets. As Atwood unfolds The Testaments, she opens up the innermost workings of Gilead as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes. "The literary event of the year." —The Guardian "The international literary event of the season." —Globe and Mail "It’s terrifying and exhilarating." —Judges of the Booker Prize 2019

The Testaments

The Testaments
Author: Margaret Atwood
Publsiher: Anchor
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2019-09-10
ISBN 10: 0385543794
ISBN 13: 9780385543798
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Testaments Book Review:

NOW WITH ADDITIONAL MATERIAL #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE FOR FICTION More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third: Aunt Lydia. Her complex past and uncertain future unfold in surprising and pivotal ways. With The Testaments, Margaret Atwood opens up the innermost workings of Gilead, as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes. The Testaments is a modern masterpiece, a powerful novel that can be read on its own or as a companion to Margaret Atwood’s classic, The Handmaid’s Tale.

The Testaments

The Testaments
Author: Margaret Atwood
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2019-09-10
ISBN 10: 1473554438
ISBN 13: 9781473554436
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Testaments Book Review:

THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER AND WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 'The Testaments is Atwood at her best . . . To read this book is to feel the world turning' Anne Enright The Republic of Gilead is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, two girls with radically different experiences of the regime come face to face with the legendary, ruthless Aunt Lydia. But how far will each go for what she believes? Now with additional material: book club discussion points and an interview with Margaret Atwood about the real-life events that inspired The Testaments and The Handmaid's Tale. PRAISE FOR THE TESTAMENTS: 'Everything The Handmaid's Tale fans wanted and more. Prepare to hold your breath throughout, and to cry real tears at the end' Stylist 'Atwood challenges us constantly and poses the question that lies like a pearl inside the shell of this frighteningly readable novel, "Before you sit in judgement, how would you behave in Gilead?''' Sunday Telegraph

Between the Testaments

Between the Testaments
Author: David Syme Russell
Publsiher: Fortress Press
Total Pages: 176
Release: 1972
ISBN 10: 9781451405538
ISBN 13: 1451405537
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Between the Testaments Book Review:

In most Bibles the period between the Old and the New Testaments is represented by a single blank page which, perhaps, has symbolic significance. 'From Malachi to Matthew' has for long remained vague and unfamiliar to many readers of the Scriptures. Many mysteries remain, but in recent times much light has been cast on this whole period. Exciting new insights have been provided by the writings of numbers of scholars and by some remarkable archaeological discoveries. The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls caught the popular imagination and engaged the attention of worldwide scholarship. In this small volume an attempt is made to review these years in the light of recent study and discoveries and in particular to assess the religious contribution made by that rather strange company of men known as 'the apocalyptists'. The purpose of this book is selective rather than exhaustive, indicating the part which the apocalyptists had to play within the religious development of Judaism and in the preparation of men's minds for the coming of Christianity.

The Handmaid s Tale

The Handmaid s Tale
Author: Coral Ann Howells,Margaret Atwood
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 96
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 9780582329188
ISBN 13: 0582329183
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Handmaid s Tale Book Review:

Key Features: Study methods Introduction to the text Summaries with critical notes Themes and techniques Textual analysis of key passages Author biography Historical and literary background Modern and historical critical approaches Chronology Glossary of literary terms

Writing Essays About Literature

Writing Essays About Literature
Author: Katherine O. Acheson
Publsiher: Broadview Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2010-12-20
ISBN 10: 9781770482777
ISBN 13: 1770482776
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Writing Essays About Literature Book Review:

This book gives students an answer to the question, “What does my professor want from this essay?” In lively, direct language, it explains the process of creating “a clearly-written argument, based on evidence, about the meaning, power, or structure of a literary work.” Using a single poem by William Carlos Williams as the basis for the process of writing a paper about a piece of literature, it walks students through the processes of reading, brainstorming, researching secondary sources, gathering evidence, and composing and editing the paper. Writing Essays About Literature is designed to strengthen argumentation skills and deepen understanding of the relationships between the reader, the author, the text, and critical interpretations. Its lessons about clarity, precision, and the importance of providing evidence will have wide relevance for student writers.

Freely Gathered Communities of Faith and the Changes between the Testaments

Freely Gathered Communities of Faith and the Changes between the Testaments
Author: M. A. Erickson
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 142
Release: 2019-10-18
ISBN 10: 1532692528
ISBN 13: 9781532692529
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Freely Gathered Communities of Faith and the Changes between the Testaments Book Review:

How can we make sense of the seismic shift between the Old and New Testament? From the early centuries of Christianity until today, many have wrestled with the complex changes between the Testaments, and how to make sense of them. The discussion and debate is spilling over into new areas today, and shows no sign of slowing down. In this fresh approach, the land, the sword, and the temple are traced from Old to New Testament, in order to find the central reasons for the tremendous changes that took place, and are still impacting the world today. Freely gathered communities of faith in Christ, as seen in their original setting, provide a key focal point for unlocking the radical changes that took place.

The Testament

The Testament
Author: Eric Van Lustbader
Publsiher: Forge Books
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2007-04-01
ISBN 10: 1429913398
ISBN 13: 9781429913393
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Testament Book Review:

The hit international thriller from Eric Van Lustbader, the New York Times bestselling author of The Bourne Legacy For centuries, a hidden splinter sect of the Franciscans has guarded secrets that could transform the world. Now the safety of those secrets—and much more—depends on one man. Braverman “Bravo” Shaw always knew his father had secrets. But not until Dexter Shaw dies mysteriously does Bravo discover the enormity of his father's life as a high-ranking member of the Order of Gnostic Observatines. For more than eight hundred years, the Order has preserved an ancient cache of documents that could shake Christianity to its foundations. But the rival Knights of St. Clement will stop at nothing to obtain the treasure, and now Bravo is a target and a pawn in an ongoing war far larger and more deadly than any he could have imagined. From New York City to Washington, D.C., to Paris, to Venice, and beyond, the race is on for the quintessential prize...the Testament. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Cat s Eye

Cat s Eye
Author: Margaret Atwood
Publsiher: Anchor
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2011-06-08
ISBN 10: 0307797961
ISBN 13: 9780307797964
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cat s Eye Book Review:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art. Engulfed by vivid images of the past, she reminisces about a trio of girls who initiated her into the the fierce politics of childhood and its secret world of friendship, longing, and betrayal. Elaine must come to terms with her own identity as a daughter, a lover, an artist, and a woman—but above all she must seek release form her haunting memories. Disturbing, humorous, and compassionate—and a finalist for the Booker Prize—Cat’s Eye is a breathtaking novel of a woman grappling with the tangled knot of her life.

Cat Person and Other Stories

 Cat Person  and Other Stories
Author: Kristen Roupenian
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2019-01-15
ISBN 10: 1982101652
ISBN 13: 9781982101657
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cat Person and Other Stories Book Review:

FEATURING A BRAND NEW STORY “What’s special about ‘Cat Person,’ and the rest of the stories in You Know You Want This, is the author’s expert control of language, character, story—her ability to write stories that feel told, and yet so unpretentious and accessible that we think they must be true.” —The New York Times Book Review “Kristen Roupenian isn’t just an uncannily great writer, she also knows things about the human psyche—things that I always supposed I would learn at some point, but never did…The world has made a lot more sense since reading this book.” —Miranda July, New York Times bestselling author “If you think you know what this collection will be like, you’re wrong. These stories are sharp and perverse, dark and bizarre, unrelenting and utterly bananas. I love them so, so much.” —Carmen Maria Machado, National Book Award Finalist and author of Her Body and Other Parties A compulsively readable collection of short stories that explore the complex—and often darkly funny—connections between gender, sex, and power across genres. Previously published as You Know You Want This, “Cat Person” and Other Stories brilliantly explores the ways in which women are horrifying as much as it captures the horrors that are done to them. Among its pages are a couple who becomes obsessed with their friend hearing them have sex, then seeing them have sex…until they can’t have sex without him; a ten-year-old whose birthday party takes a sinister turn when she wishes for “something mean”; a woman who finds a book of spells half hidden at the library and summons her heart’s desire: a nameless, naked man; and a self-proclaimed “biter” who dreams of sneaking up behind and sinking her teeth into a green-eyed, long-haired, pink-cheeked coworker. Spanning a range of genres and topics—from the mundane to the murderous and supernatural—these are stories about sex and punishment, guilt and anger, the pleasure and terror of inflicting and experiencing pain. These stories fascinate and repel, revolt and arouse, scare and delight in equal measure. And, as a collection, they point a finger at you, daring you to feel uncomfortable—or worse, understood—as if to say, “You want this, right? You know you want this.”

The Robber Bride

The Robber Bride
Author: Margaret Atwood
Publsiher: Anchor
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2011-06-08
ISBN 10: 030779797X
ISBN 13: 9780307797971
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Robber Bride Book Review:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale One of Margaret Atwood’s most unforgettable characters lurks at the center of this intricate novel like a spider in a web. The glamorous, irresistible, unscrupulous Zenia is nothing less than a fairy-tale villain in the memories of her former friends. Roz, Charis, and Tony—university classmates decades ago—were reunited at Zenia’s funeral and have met monthly for lunch ever since, obsessively retracing the destructive swath she once cut through their lives. A brilliantly inventive fabulist, Zenia had a talent for exploiting her friends’ weaknesses, wielding intimacy as a weapon and cheating them of money, time, sympathy, and men. But one day, five years after her funeral, they are shocked to catch sight of Zenia: even her death appears to have been yet another fiction. As the three women plot to confront their larger-than-life nemesis, Atwood proves herself a gleefully acute observer of the treacherous shoals of friendship, trust, desire, and power.

The Testament

The Testament
Author: John Grisham
Publsiher: Dell
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2010-03-16
ISBN 10: 0307576108
ISBN 13: 9780307576101
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Testament Book Review:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In a plush Virginia office, a rich, angry old man is furiously rewriting his will. With his death just hours away, Troy Phelan wants to send a message to his children, his ex-wives, and his minions—a message that will touch off a vicious legal battle and transform dozens of lives. Because Troy Phelan’s new will names a sole surprise heir to his eleven-billion-dollar fortune: a mysterious woman named Rachel Lane, a missionary living deep in the jungles of Brazil. Enter the lawyers. Nate O’Riley is fresh out of rehab, a disgraced corporate attorney handpicked for his last job: to find Rachel Lane at any cost. As Phelan’s family circles like vultures in D.C., Nate goes crashing through the Brazilian jungle, entering a world where money means nothing, where death is just one misstep away, and where a woman—pursued by enemies and friends alike—holds a stunning surprise of her own. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's Sycamore Row.

Hag Seed

Hag Seed
Author: Margaret Atwood
Publsiher: Knopf Canada
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2016-10-11
ISBN 10: 0345809289
ISBN 13: 9780345809285
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hag Seed Book Review:

Our greatest literary innovator and beloved novelist has reimagined Shakespeare's final, great play of magic and illusion. Entertaining, gripping, emotionally rich and wise, Hag-Seed is an homage to a master, positioned for the fall celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death. "It's got a thunderstorm in it. And revenge. Definitely revenge." Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he's staging a Tempest like no other: not only will it boost his reputation, it will heal emotional wounds. Or that was the plan. Instead, after an act of unforeseen treachery, Felix is living in exile in a backwoods hovel, haunted by memories of his beloved lost daughter, Miranda. And brewing revenge. After twelve years, revenge finally arrives in the shape of a theatre course at a nearby prison. Here, Felix and his motley crew of inmate actors will put on his Tempest, and snare the traitors who destroyed him. But will it remake Felix as his enemies fall? Margaret Atwood's novel take on Shakespeare's play of enchantment, revenge and second chances leads us on an illusion-ridden journey filled with new surprises and wonders of its own.

Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth
Author: Vera Brittain
Publsiher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2009-07-16
ISBN 10: 0297859145
ISBN 13: 9780297859147
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Testament of Youth Book Review:

This classic memoir of the First World War is now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington. Includes an afterword by Kate Mosse OBE. In 1914 Vera Brittain was 20, and as war was declared she was preparing to study at Oxford. Four years later her life - and the life of her whole generation - had changed in a way that would have been unimaginable in the tranquil pre-war era. TESTAMENT OF YOUTH, one of the most famous autobiographies of the First World War, is Brittain's account of how she survived those agonising years; how she lost the man she loved; how she nursed the wounded and how she emerged into an altered world. A passionate record of a lost generation, it made Vera Brittain one of the best-loved writers of her time, and has lost none of its power to shock, move and enthral readers since its first publication in 1933.

Studies on the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs

Studies on the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs
Author: Marinus De Jonge
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1975
ISBN 10: 9789004043794
ISBN 13: 9004043799
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Bodily Harm

Bodily Harm
Author: Margaret Atwood
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2012-03-27
ISBN 10: 1451686854
ISBN 13: 9781451686852
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bodily Harm Book Review:

A powerfully and brilliantly crafted novel, Bodily Harm is the story of Rennie Wilford, a young journalist whose life has begun to shatter around the edges. Rennie flies to the Caribbean to recuperate, and on the tiny island of St. Antoine she is confronted by a world where her rules for survival no longer apply. By turns comic, satiric, relentless, and terrifying, Margaret Atwood's Bodily Harm is ultimately an exploration of the lust for power, both sexual and political, and the need for compassion that goes beyond what we ordinarily mean by love.

Angel Catbird

Angel Catbird
Author: Margaret Atwood
Publsiher: Dark Horse Comics
Total Pages: 82
Release: 2016
ISBN 10: 1506700632
ISBN 13: 9781506700632
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Angel Catbird Book Review:

Lauded novelist Margaret Atwood and acclaimed artist Johnnie Christmas collaborate on one of the most highly anticipated comic book and literary events of the year.On a dark night, young genetic engineer Strig Feleedus is accidentally mutated by his own experiment and merges with the DNA of a cat and an owl. What follows is a humorous, action-driven, pulp-inspired superhero adventure - with a lot of cat puns.

Hidden in Plain Sight

Hidden in Plain Sight
Author: Jeffrey Archer
Publsiher: St. Martin's Griffin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2021-09-14
ISBN 10: 9781250801197
ISBN 13: 1250801192
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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CliffsNotes on Atwood s The Testaments

CliffsNotes on Atwood s The Testaments
Author: Curry Kennedy
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 30
Release: 2020-10-20
ISBN 10: 0358396344
ISBN 13: 9780358396345
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

CliffsNotes on Atwood s The Testaments Book Review:

The perfect reading companion to Margaret Atwood's The Testaments, this literature guide delves into the themes and characters and will enhance your reading experience of this anticipated sequel to The Handmaid's Tale that book clubs have been waiting for!

Philo Josephus and the Testaments on Sexuality

Philo  Josephus  and the Testaments on Sexuality
Author: William Loader
Publsiher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Total Pages: 476
Release: 2011-07-06
ISBN 10: 0802866417
ISBN 13: 9780802866417
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Philo Josephus and the Testaments on Sexuality Book Review:

Philo, Josephus, and the Testaments on Sexuality is the fourth of five volumes by William Loader exploring attitudes toward sexuality in Judaism and Christianity during the Greco-Roman era. In this volume Loader examines three substantial and historically important sets of documents the writings of Philo of Alexandria, the histories of Josephus, and the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs. For each set of writings, he provides an in-depth introduction, detailed analysis highlighting each writer s position on a broad range of matters pertaining to sexuality, and a summary conclusion.