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    • The Handmaid's Tale

    • Special Edition
    • Written by: Margaret Atwood, Valerie Martin - essay
    • Narrated by: Claire Danes, Ray Porter, Margaret Atwood, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 484
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 444
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445

    After a violent coup in the United States overthrows the Constitution and ushers in a new government regime, the Republic of Gilead imposes subservient roles on all women. Offred, now a Handmaid tasked with the singular role of procreation in the childless household of the enigmatic Commander and his bitter wife, can remember a time when she lived with her husband and daughter and had a job, before she lost everything, even her own name.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • definitely worth it

    • By Stephanie on 2018-05-30

    Price: CDN$ 39.63

    • The Handmaid's Tale

    • Written by: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Claire Danes
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, serving in the household of the enigmatic Commander and his bitter wife. She may go out once a day to markets whose signs are now pictures because women are not allowed to read. She must pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, for in a time of declining birthrates her value lies in her fertility, and failure means exile to the dangerously polluted Colonies. Offred can remember a time when she lived with her husband and daughter and had a job, before she lost even her own name....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic! highly recommend

    • By hussam on 2018-03-13

    Price: CDN$ 33.01

    • Miss Rumphius

    • Written by: Barbara Cooney
    • Narrated by: Claire Danes
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The true story of Miss Rumphius, who made the world a more beautiful place with a handful of seeds.

    Price: CDN$ 8.40

    • The Snow Queen

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Michael Cunningham
    • Narrated by: Claire Danes
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It’s November 2004. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking through Central Park when he is inspired to look up at the sky; there he sees a pale, translucent light that seems to regard him in a distinctly godlike way. Barrett doesn’t believe in visions - or in God - but he can’t deny what he’s seen. At the same time, in the not-quite-gentrified Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, Tyler, Barrett’s older brother, a struggling musician, is trying - and failing - to write a wedding song for Beth, his wife-to-be, who is seriously ill.

    Price: CDN$ 27.77

    • The Snow Queen

    • Written by: Michael Cunningham
    • Narrated by: Claire Danes
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It’s November 2004. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking through Central Park when he is inspired to look up at the sky; there he sees a pale, translucent light that seems to regard him in a distinctly godlike way. Barrett doesn’t believe in visions - or in God - but he can’t deny what he’s seen. At the same time, in the not-quite-gentrified Bushwick neighbourhood of Brooklyn, Tyler, Barrett’s older brother, a struggling musician, is trying - and failing - to write a song for Beth, his wife-to-be, who is seriously ill.

    Price: CDN$ 45.28