Sequel to The Handmaids Tale coming 2019

Canadian author Margaret Atwood is writing a sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale.”Atwood confirmed the news on Twitter Wednesday.Yes indeed to those who asked: I’m writing a sequel to The #HandmaidsTale. #TheTestaments is set 15 years after Offred’s final scene and is narrated by three female characters. It will be published in Sept 2019. More details: https://t.co/e1umh5FwpX pic.twitter.com/pePp0zpuif— Margaret E. Atwood (@MargaretAtwood) November 28, 2018“The Testaments” will be published next September.Atwood says she was inspired by all the questions about the fictional world of Gilead and by the world we’re living in.The new book will be set 15 years after Offred’s final scene in “The Handmaid’s Tale.”The popular novel was a best seller when it was first published in 1985.It’s seen a resurgence since becoming the basis for an acclaimed television show of the same name.

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